19 Jan '12, 11pm

US authorities shut down Megaupload file-sharing site, Anonymous retaliates

US authorities shut down Megaupload file-sharing site, Anonymous retaliates

German internet millionaire Kim Schmitz is seen in Hong Kong in this 1999 handout file photo. Internet content hosting website Megaupload.com founders Kim Schmitz and Mathias Ortmann were arrested with two other company executives in Auckland, New Zealand, by local authorities on Jan 19, 2012 and will face extradition hearings, the U.S. Justice Department said. -- PHOTO: REUTERS WASHINGTON (AFP) - Megaupload.com, one of the world's largest file-sharing sites, has been shut down and seven people charged with copyright infringement and other crimes, United States authorities announced on Thursday. The indictments sparked retaliation from the 'Anonymous' hacktivist group, who announced in a tweet that they had downed the websites of the US Justice Department, Universal Music, and the Recording Industry Association of America. The founder of the Hong Kong-based Megaupload was ...

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