Mega conspiracy's mega haul
|Kim’s sole Maserati|
Utynam likes to believe that he never engages in schadenfreude. Even when the object of that pleasure is a global distributor of copyright-infringing media. Indeed, in such cases the feeling is often tempered by the film and music industries' shrill cries of victimisation, and rather dubious statistics.
This month, he makes an exception. For Kim Schmitz, founder of MegaUpload.com, clearly made a lot of money over the years in enabling internet users to access this copyrighted content. The indictment from the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is a long document, 72 pages in fact. But it is worth reading to page 66 ,because...