Megaupload.com seized

Roland Perry lists at internetpolicyagency.com
Sun Jan 22 10:58:49 CST 2012


In article 
<596B74B410EE6B4CA8A30C3AF1A155EA09C8CDBA at RWC-MBX1.corp.seven.com>, 
George Bonser <gbonser at seven.com> writes
>The problem is going to be the thousands of people who have now lost
>their legitimate files, research data, personal recordings, etc. that
>they were using Megaupload to share.

But that's an operational risk of using any commercial entity as a 
filestore. Thousands of people lost[1] a lot of work when fotopic.net 
collapsed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fotopic.net

[1] As it's getting on for a year since an apparent rescue attempt, and 
nothing has emerged, this seems a reasonable assumption.
-- 
Roland Perry



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