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  • 1. By : Chris Richards, Rad Rankovic ,Tyler Sousa,
  • 2. About Mega upload•provided a fast and easy way for its millions of users to fileshare music, videos, and movies.•Noted for four percent of the internet ( one billion users)•Was Ranked 13 most visited site in the world•Company had over 150 employees located in Hong Kong ( mainhead quarters)
  • 3. Convictions of Megaupload•Engaged in racketeering•conspiring to commit copyright infringement•conspiring to commit money laundering•many counts of copyright infringement•Execs face 20 yrs. for money laundering•+ 5 yrs. per substantial copyright infringement
  • 4. Owner: Kim Schmitz• Born jan,21 1974•Computer programmer and business man, rose to fame and fortune during the dot combubble.•In 2005 founded megaupload•Changed his last name to Dotcom 2010
  • 5. Arrest of Schmitz•arrested on his birthday at his home in New Zealand•retreated to his safe room•Police seized 18 luxury cars @ $6m•+ $11m Cash
  • 6. Anger of individuals
  • 7. Anonymous•Group of Hackers who act for the free rights of Americancitizens• Have hacked multiple companies for the sake ofindividuals•Were outraged to the shutdown of Megaupload and actedaccordingly•Believe the FBI violated the free speech of Americancitizens http://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=CARKXS15juM)
  • 8. Controversy of Swiss Beatz•Prior to shutdown ,Beatz was preparing to become the companies CEO•Was listed as CEO on Megaupload’s website but was not confirmed in documentation•After the shutdown Beatz was not charged and tweeted shortly after “ Blessings”• P ditty tweeted shortly afterwards “ Call me anytime and I will do anything for you!!!! Ilove You!
  • 9. Additional Links http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16787486 http://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/justice-department-charges- leaders-of-megaupload-with-widespread-online-copyright-infringement http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2012/01/file-sharing- megaupload-shut-down-for-piracy-by-feds.html http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/node/6795 http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/megauploads-wealthy- anonymous-executives-in-spotlight/2012/01/20/gIQAFV4pDQ_blog.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0Wvn-9BXVc
  • 10. Group Information Tyler Sousa: Twitter-@tyler_sousa Rad Rankovic: Twitter-@rnkr0032 Chris Richards: Twitter-@chrisrichards35 Pinterest: pintertest.com/chrisrichhh/