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New Zealand Will Extradite Prolific Hacker

December 28, 2015

A New Zealand judge has ruled that Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload, may be extradited to the U.S., where he faces several charges of copyright infringement and money laundering. His lawyers have filed an appeal. Three of Dotcom’s associates have also been ruled eligible for extradition for operating a website that allows users to illegally download songs, TV shows, movies, and other protected content. A former Megaupload employee, Andrus Nomm, plead guilty to copyright infringement charges earlier this year.

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