US govthugs steal filesharing site’s domains and bank accounts; counterparts in Poland abduct site owner

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July 21, 2016
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"U.S. authorities announced that they [sic] have arrested Artem Vaulin, the alleged owner of the most-visited file sharing site online: Kickass Torrents (or KAT). A federal court in Chicago also ordered that a bank account and seven domain names believed to be associated with KAT be seized. ... if Poland cooperates with the U.S. in the extradition process, Vaulin will be tried in American courts on counts of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and two counts of criminal copyright infringement." (07/21/16)  

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