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DOJ: Megaupload Founder Paid $3 Million To Movie Uploaders

Between 2006 and 2011, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom paid $3 million to users who uploaded popular movies, according to U.S. authorities. The U.S. government is seeking to extradite Dotcom to stand trial for criminal copyright infringement. Prosecutors in the U.S. and New Zealand, where Dotcom resides, say that the company's payments demostrate that Dotcom violated copyright law.

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