Megaupload Creator Dotcom Can Be Extradited To U.S., New Zealand Court Rules
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Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the U.S. where he faces charges of money laundering, copyright infringement and racketeering, a New Zealand court has ruled, the BBC reported. Dotcom said he will appeal the ruling. Doctom founded Megaupload, a now-defunct website, which allowed millions of people to download songs and movies. The website cost record firms and film studios more than $500 million (£322m). Dotcom claims he is not responsible for the copyright infringement. Three other men who co-founded the site and face similar charges have also been ruled as eligible for extradition. Dotcom In New Zealand Since…
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Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.