Megaupload Shut Down, Workers Indicted

Tom Breihan | January 19, 2012 - 3:07 pm

The Associated Press reports that federal prosecutors have shut down the massive file-sharing site Megaupload and indicted its owner and some workers for violating piracy laws. The indictment claims that the site, which you could use to download just about anything, is responsible for more than $500 million in lost revenues and that it was, at one point, the 13th most popular site in the world. Some of us may now have to find alternate ways to watch HBO dramas for free.