by Mike Masnick
Tue, Jul 31st 2012 11:23am
There are a bunch of moving pieces in the various Megaupload legal proceedings, but if you recall, in the ruling in late June from New Zealand's High Court, it was made clear that the New Zealand government and the US FBI broke the law in sending data from Megaupload's hard drives overseas, and ordered them returned. Megaupload's lawyer, Ira Rothken is out reminding the world that the US has failed to comply with the order to return the data that was illegally taken, and has shown no signs of planning to comply. Apparently, the Justice Department, who is supposed to be enforcing the rule of law, doesn't believe such rule of law applies to its own activities.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Court Rubber Stamps IRS's Demand To Get All Coinbase User Data
- More National Security Letters Made Public After Government Drops Its Attempt To Keep Its Gag Orders In Place
- Thanks To Months Of Doing Nothing, Senate Allows DOJ's Rule 41 Changes To Become Law
- The FBI's Megaupload Domains Are Now Hosting Porn Ads
- Appeals Court Says It's Perfectly Fine For The DOJ To Steal Kim Dotcom's Money Before Any Trial