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So, how many files on MegaUpload were copyrighted content?

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At last week’s Music & Copyright conference in London, Mega CEO Vikram Kumar claimed that Kim Dotcom’s new cloud-storage service isn’t being used for wide-scale piracy. But how about his old one?

Research from Boston’s Northeastern University has been trying to understand how much infringement was taking place on MegaUpload, along with five of its peers (FileFactory, Easy-share, Filesonic, Wupload and Undeadlink) by examining metadata from files stored on them.

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Stuart Dredge
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