Dotcom’s attorneys told the court that they had too many other legal proceedings on their plate thanks to an earlier judgement that the raid on their client’s mansion had been carried out illegally. On his Twitter account, however, Dotcom accused the U.S. government of engaging in “dirty delay tactics.”
“The actions by the [United States Department of Justice] clearly demonstrate that they don’t have a case and that this … was about killing Megaupload and creating a chilling effect to freeze the whole file-hosting sector,” Dotcom told Hollywood Reporter on Monday night. “They achieved that. I don’t think they are prepared for the wave that’s coming to them now.”
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