Megaupload is one of the world’s most popular file sharing website which was closed on accusation of support towards piracy. The site was immediately shut down and the owner Kim Dotcom was arrested. The case started from 2012 and Kim had maid several petitions for claim of innocence. Along with Kim Dotcom, another programmer Bram van der Kolk was also arrested and all the data of Megaupload along with electronic data was seized by the FBI.
After almost two years later, Kim Dotcom has won and the company has got back its registration. It was really a big victory for Kim Dotcom and not only did his company earn back registration, they could also get back the entire set of data that has been hacked by FBI. According to sources Dotcom will get all data clones back unencrypted. The Court of Appeal nominated two New Zealand police officers who will be given permission to carry any/all encryption codes. Accorrding to them,”…maintain the confidentiality of any and all encryption codes provided to me; will not transmit the encryption codes electronically; and will not disclose the encryption codes to any other person or any other party, and in particular to any representative of the Government of the United States of America.”
Source: The New Zealand Herald