The MegaUpload case, involving founder Kim DotCom and others accused of helping him run the hosting site, is one of the largest criminal copyright cases ever brought by the U.S. DotCom, aka Kim Schmitz, appears in a New Zealand court to answer to piracy and racketeering charges made against him in the U.S.
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Scene from a New Zealand courtroom: Kim DotCom (at right) and others arrested January 19. The suspects face a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, according to the U.S. government.
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Officers raided this mansion in New Zealand.
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One of the vehicles seized in the raids was the 2008 version of a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drop Head Coupe.
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A host of hip-hop musicians and celebrities, including Ciara, appear in the MegaUpload video that Universal Music Group says violates copyright.
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The MegaUpload site now shows this seizure notice.
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