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Friday, January 20, 2012

US shuts down MegaUpload as founders are arrested.

Uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish on 20 Jan 2012 - The US government has shut down one of the world's most popular file-sharing websites for allegedly violating piracy laws, as police arrested MegaUpload.com's co-founders and another staff member in New Zealand.

Working with US authorities, police in the New Zealand's city of Auckland detained co-founders Kim Dotcom, also known as Kim Shmitz, and Mathias Ortmann, as well as the website's chief marketing officer, Finn Batato, after a raid on a luxury mansion.