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Dotcom's lawyers say case threatens Internet freedom

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Lawyers for Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom accused the US government Wednesday of launching a flawed prosecution against their client with "frightening" implications for all Internet users. 

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom speaks to the media at the launch of his new website at his mansion in Auckland on January 20, 2013. Lawyers for Dotcom accused the US government Wednesday of launching a flawed prosecution against their client with "frightening" implications for all Internet users.

The New Zealand-based Internet tycoon's legal team released a "white paper" to coincide with a visit to Auckland by US Attorney General Eric Holder, which argues that online piracy allegations against Dotcom are baseless.

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