Megaupload Says Case Should Be Nixed Until Dotcom Is Served

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 5:32 PM EST) -- A Virginia federal judge should toss the U.S. government's copyright-infringement indictment against defunct file-sharing site Megaupload until its founder, Kim Dotcom, is extradited to the U.S. and can be properly served, Megaupload's attorneys argued Monday.

The government, which is charging Megaupload and its leader, Kim Dotcom, with harming copyright holders to the tune of more than $500 million, has denied them due process by failing to serve them with court papers, according to the company's motion for dismissal. Megaupload was hosted in Hong Kong and never...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Dotcom et al

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

January 5, 2012

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