Unformatted text preview: the name of Kim Dotcom who was named as the founder and until last year chief executive of Megaupload. Quite an ironic last name for a man running "the largest and most active criminally operated website targeting creative content in the world." Mr. Dotcom and his counterparts have clearly violated business ethics and this begs the question if these file-sharing sites had any sort of moral minimum . Obviously, the copyright owners feel they are entitled to some sort of remedy and the U.S. is moving to seize a great deal of property, including $175 million or more and the funds from dozens of bank accounts. It will be very interesting to see what type of award is granted to the plaintiff s in this case....
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- Spring '11
- Business Law, File sharing, Anti-copyright