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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