Prosecutors are fighting to uphold charges against a file-hosting company, Megaupload.
In January 2012, Megaupload’s founder, Kim Dotcom, along with six other people were arrested in New Zealand and charged with copyright infrigment and fraud.
They have argued the U.S. prosecutors have no legal jurisdiction over the company, that is based in Hong Kong and does not have nor has ever had an office in the United States.
According to an article in USA Today, prosecutors said Megaupload leased servers in Virginia, thereby giving the government jurisdiction in the case.
In June, a New Zealand judge threw out warrants used to seize Dotcom’s property and likely delaying his extradition to the United States by at least half a year.
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