Emails indicate MegaUpload founders stole from YouTube

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Kim DotCom and MegaUpload helped fill out the cyberlocker’s video library in 2006 by snatching videos from the then-fledgling YouTube, the U.S. government alleges.

The U.S. Justice Department is trying to extradite DotCom and three other MegaUpload managers from New Zealand and have accused them of piracy, money laundering and racketeering.

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