The Justice Department said in a statement said that Kim Dotcom, formerly known as Kim Schmitz, and three others were arrested Thursday in New Zealand at the request of U.S. officials. Two other defendants are at large.
Before the website was taken down, it contained endorsements from Kim Kardashian, Alicia Keys and Kanye West, among others.
It’s also worth noting that the CEO of Megaupload is hip-hop producer Swizz Beats.
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- European leaders are holding an emergency summit today to discuss Greece's debt crisis.