Megaupload wins battle over evidence against them
A New Zealand court has ruled that the U.S. government must give evidence against Rapidshare has this to Dotcom Kim, founder of the company to defend itself properly against the extradition order that exists in against him. The entire case against United States megaupload can collapse depending on the strength of the charges against him.
These charges, as the United States government are conspiring to join a criminal organization or organized crime, conspiracy to infringe copyright, conspiracy to commit money laundering and two counts most for violation of copyright.
The prosecution seeks to extradite the accused to the United States but, due to the failure of District Judge David Harvey of New Zealand, this is much more complicated than they had expected the Americans. With this, Megaupload pretend to know how extensive (and real) is the evidence that the U.S. government has against him.
Obviously the authorities objected to the petition argued that Megaupload has no right to interfere in the extradition process. The judge ordered to surrender all case files, including those in the FBI and other authorities involved.
Additionally, the judge has found inconsistencies in the case, as they are referred to copyright laws civilians taken to a criminal context and that some of the money laundering charges as they relate to copyright violation.
The government of the United States has 21 days to deliver all required documents.
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