Kim Dotcom accuses Joe Biden of ordering MegaUpload raid

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, free on bail after spending a month in jail after the file sharing website was shut down in January 2012, has pointed the finger at Vice President Joe Biden as the person who ordered the raid on Megaupload.

The big accusation is tempered by the fact that Dotcom is currently keeping his cards close to his chest. Dotcom claims that he has information that proves that Biden himself called for the Megaupload raid, but Dotcom has not shared or published the alleged information yet.

Vice President Biden is good friends with former Senator Chris Dodd, who is now the head of the Motion Picture Association of America. Dotcom's accusation suggests that corrupt motivations drove the raid on Megaupload and other related websites.

Shortly after being granted bail, Dotcom suggested that Washington was to blame for the Megaupload raid, insinuating that the shutdown was a "gift" to Hollywood and the MPAA. Dotcom and his team have spent the intervening months looking into the U.S. government's motivations. Dotcom claims that the Megaupload case was discussed in June of 2011 at a meeting in the West Wing of the White House, with multiple Hollywood executives in attendance. TorrentFreak also points out that the MPAA spent money to lobby the office of the Vice President in 2011.

"I do know from a credible source that it was Joe Biden, the best friend of former Senator and MPAA boss Chris Dodd, who ordered his former lawyer and now state attorney Neil MacBride to take Mega down," Dotcom told TorrentFreak. "At the appropriate time we will release what we know. The whole Mega case is quite the political thriller."

Source: TorrentFreak

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M_Lyons10 said,
The Obama Administration linked to a story of corruption? Where's the news? LOL

Probably overstated and overblown, like the rest of the "stories" of the Obama administration.

TechJunkie81 said,

Probably overstated and overblown, like the rest of the "stories" of the Obama administration.

"B-b-but he's black!" the ignorati cried out in their sleep! 8P

With the unrestrained corruption in government in this day & age, FROM BOTH POLITICAL PARTIES, nothing would surprise me. Considering how buddy buddy Dodd & Biden are, this would not surprise me.

Wouldn't it be funny if a movie was made of this whole fiasco? It'd have to be independent of course, otherwise the MPAA would probably be in control of it.

Most people dislike Kim DotCom as he is extremely wealthy due to A: Being intelligent B: Taking Risks and C: Being connected. His rumored past is just that... rumor. Love it or hate it, he has vastly changed a big part of the internet. He has had influence right down to YouTube, but was far too busy renting boats and islands to care at the time. Eric Bauman was another guy, but sadly this didn't go his way either. I respect Kim to a degree, although I don't hang on his words, nothing thus far has shown me on this issue not to.

XPGoD said,
Most people dislike Kim DotCom as he is extremely wealthy due to A: Being intelligent B: Taking Risks and C: Being connected. His rumored past is just that... rumor. Love it or hate it, he has vastly changed a big part of the internet. He has had influence right down to YouTube, but was far too busy renting boats and islands to care at the time. Eric Bauman was another guy, but sadly this didn't go his way either. I respect Kim to a degree, although I don't hang on his words, nothing thus far has shown me on this issue not to.

I think he's as crooked as they get, but that doesn't excuse the horrible way this case was handled.

Joe Biden? The Vice-President of the United States?

Do they actually have any power to do anything? I thought it was 4 years of a vastly subsidized ego trip at the Naval Observatory Circle, and attending funerals etc., and maybe preside over the senate.

Questioning whether the vice president actually does anything? That wasn't the case when Dick Cheney was vice president...

Ledgem said,
Questioning whether the vice president actually does anything? That wasn't the case when Dick Cheney was vice president...

Oh good ol' Dick!

GS:mac

Ledgem said,
Questioning whether the vice president actually does anything? That wasn't the case when Dick Cheney was vice president...

Dick Cheney WAS the President.

virtorio said,
So you guys cool with the way the FBI handled this case then?
This article has nothing to do with the FBI's handling of the case so why bring up something irrelevant. This comes long before that. Stay on topic please.

virtorio said,
So you guys cool with the way the FBI handled this case then?

this is the point though people, as the whole thing was built on shaky ground due to the way it was instigated, the FBI should not be the play thing of a few corrupt officials.

ILikeTobacco said,
This article has nothing to do with the FBI's handling of the case so why bring up something irrelevant. This comes long before that. Stay on topic please.

This article about the Megaupload case has nothing to do with the Megaupload case?

Logic fail, head explodes.

Cause as we all know...we hang on every word this fat slob says cause he hung out with Wozniak.

This guy is going to die of a heart attack in about 10 years anyways....who cares?

texasghost said,
Cause as we all know...we hang on every word this fat slob says cause he hung out with Wozniak.

This guy is going to die of a heart attack in about 10 years anyways....who cares?

you have a problem with fat people little boy ? well grow the f up

texasghost said,
Cause as we all know...we hang on every word this fat slob says cause he hung out with Wozniak.

This guy is going to die of a heart attack in about 10 years anyways....who cares?

What the hell does his weight have anything to do with this for? this is about possible evidence of government abusing their position, the whole case was a sham and whatever your opinion about Kims past has nothing to do with this case, it was handled badly from the start and stinks.

QUAD2500K said,
you have a problem with fat people little boy ? well grow the f up

Have a big problem with fat people..you are causing my insurance premiums to go up.

Hurry up and die already.

texasghost said,

you are causing my insurance premiums to go up.

The modern Wall Street gamblers' need for insurance companies to show increasing profits every quarter is why everyone's insurance costs go up while their services go down year after year.

FoxieFoxie said,
Can we stop this drama already?

I stopped giving a crap about him 2 years ago, he is a scumbag

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Dotcom#Early_career

No we cant, sorry if your not interested, but if there is corruption in government it needs to be found and punished, or at least made public. I'm sick of this overall attitude with people that they get 'bored' so all of a sudden no longer care, that's how corruption to the levels seen in the US government can carry on - people getting bored, cant be arsed, doesn't effect me, so what blar blar blar......

The fat cats at the top know they are dealing with a nation of apathetic people that just roll over and let anything happen, so long as they can drag things out everything settles down, just because people have a short attention span.

FoxieFoxie said,
Can we stop this drama already?

I stopped giving a crap about him 2 years ago, he is a scumbag

Don't like the news then don't comment? I don't feel the need to on articles that don't interest me.

FoxieFoxie said,
Blah Blah Blah

So you're happy with the US Gov, corrupt politicians, and the MAFIAA ****ing over everybody? Good one...

duddit2 said,

No we cant, sorry if your not interested, but if there is corruption in government it needs to be found and punished, or at least made public. I'm sick of this overall attitude with people that they get 'bored' so all of a sudden no longer care, that's how corruption to the levels seen in the US government can carry on - people getting bored, cant be arsed, doesn't effect me, so what blar blar blar......

The fat cats at the top know they are dealing with a nation of apathetic people that just roll over and let anything happen, so long as they can drag things out everything settles down, just because people have a short attention span.


Agreed. How many times has Obama been linked to a story of corruption only to have it swept under the table. He should be called the Teflon President, though his current moniker of the Ineffectual and Incompetent President fits as well.

M_Lyons10 said,

Agreed. How many times has Obama been linked to a story of corruption only to have it swept under the table. He should be called the Teflon President, though his current moniker of the Ineffectual and Incompetent President fits as well.

I think you are having GWBush flashbacks. In my forty years dealing with administrations in Washington, that was by far the most corrupt and dirty dealing administration I have ever seen.

This is first hand knowledge, not the lies of Faux News. 8)