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MPAA Opposes Giving Megaupload Users Their Data

Hollywood's lobbyists are a bit alarmed at the possibility that MegaUpload users may be getting their data back.

The Motion Picture Association of America told a federal judge in Virginia today that any decision to allow users of the embattled file locker to access their own files could "compound the massive infringing conduct already at issue in this criminal litigation." MegaUpload's servers with approximately 25 petabytes of data are currently unplugged, offline, and in storage at Dulles, Va.-based Carpathia Hosting.

Source: CNet. Read full article. (link)

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