US filed: Mega upload founder extradition papers


A strict request for the exile of Mega upload’s creator has been filed in New Zealand by the US government. Mr. Dotcom - a German national - was released on bail 12 days ago despite protests by the US that he posed an extreme flight risk. The men are accused of helping make it possible for users to illegally download copyrighted material through their file-sharing site.


 Prosecutors had had 45 days to create the application following Kim Dotcom's arrest in January. The papers also call for the extradition of three additional senior members of Mega upload’s staff. On the other hand, a judge ruled so as to an electronic monitoring armlet that he has to wear and the fact that his assets had been held had reduced that risk

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