See How the MegaUpload Founder was Arrested

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  1. Frogman
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    Frogman This could be you!

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    Here's the Video

    I honestly think its wrong seriously all this for running a website.
     
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  2. jarejare3

    jarejare3 PROFILE CHANGE!

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    Kuala lumpur?
    Poor guy, Wonder how much will it cause for repairs
     
  3. Gintoki Sakata

    Gintoki Sakata Advanced Member

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    Those stupid guys from the STG need to cool down and stop playing Call of Duty, seriously.
     
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  4. Ron

    Ron somehow a weeb now.

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    So, Poor Dotcom is branded as a terrorist for what?

    Running a useful website, that Hollywood happens to despise?


    Is it just me, or does this arrest seem awful similar to Osama bin Laden's "arrest", with the exception of no fatalities?
     
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  5. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    What the actual firetruck.
     
  6. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

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    He's an idiot and I don't feel bad for him at all. He certainly isn't "poor Dotcom".
     
  7. heartgold

    heartgold GBAtemp Psycho!

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    A bet a serial killer doesn't even get this treatment o_o What the hell seriously....
     
  8. prowler

    prowler Sony

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    why did you bit.ly it
    http://www.3news.co.nz/Campbell-Live-enters-Kim-Dotcoms-Coatesville-mansion/tabid/367/articleID/242116/Default.aspx
     
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  9. MasterPenguin

    MasterPenguin GBAtemp Fan

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    All those men are told is to go capture Kim from their superiors. They're not told anything that they don't need to know, so as far as they're concerned, he was a terrorist (hence why they screamed at his nanny asking if they had bombs.) All they do is follow their orders, and that's what they did.
     
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  10. Zetta_x

    Zetta_x The Insane Statistician

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    Exploding Nannies... would make a good story for a movie
     
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  11. Zerosuit connor

    Zerosuit connor Baby I'm Back ♥

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    He would have co-operated. I can't believe they didnt give hima chance.
     
  12. The Milkman

    The Milkman GBATemp's Official Asshat Milkman

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    Throwing milk at the bitches!
    God, they act like piracy means your also some kind of russian drug lord or something.
     
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  13. Rockhoundhigh

    Rockhoundhigh Man with a mission

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    Are you kidding me? Ugh... police these days, dumbasses.
     
  14. ferofax

    ferofax End of the World

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    okay, i'm taking personal offense off of this article, because i'm a Filipino. seriously, ask a nanny twice about bombs? WTF is Kim Dotcom anyway, a Bin Laden sympathizer or something? we don't even remotely look like Middle Easterners, more like Polynesian (think Hawaii-- we look like that, except smaller) or maybe Thai.


    if anything, this arrest might have been made on the assumption that Kim's money made him somewhat like a Mafioso--rich, grand, and fully loaded with tons of armed goons roaming the grounds.
     
  15. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

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    They were probably told to expect bombs, major caches of weaponry, and other defenses to elicit this sort of a raid.
    He was essentially branded a terrorist. It's becoming easier for this to happen every day, all around the world.
     
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  16. Fishaman P

    Fishaman P Speedrunner

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    He should sue the police if they don't pay for all the damages, especially considering they were INVITED IN.
     
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  17. ferofax

    ferofax End of the World

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    lol. so expecting the worst means they didn't do their homework and recon'd the place. otherwise they would have known that it was just one bodyguard and some asian nannies.
     
  18. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

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    It seems to me like they just wanted to make an example out of somebody, and this is the guy they chose.

    "Help pirates and this is what we'll do to you, next!"
     
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  19. Thesolcity

    Thesolcity Wherever the light shines, it casts a shadow.

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    NEXT ON FOX NEWS
     
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  20. DrOctapu

    DrOctapu Magnificent Bastard

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    Hell.
    What the fuck? That sounds like way, way, way too much for just running a file sharing service. One with legitimate uses at that. They wrecked this guy's house, traumatized his kids, and fucked over around half the people on the internet because this guy made a website that can be used for illegitimate purposes. The guy made some cash on it, so what? Megaupload was a good service. A good service with a ton of legitimate stuff on it.

    World's going crazy these days.
     
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