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      01-20-2012 08:17 AM #1
      as many of you might have read Megavideo has been seized by the feds, Kim has been arrested and his cars are now being towed.

      These pics are taken in New Zealand, at his home (which if I remember is one of the most expensive in NZ) and show his collection (mainly MB's) being towed...

      I'm kind of happy of seeing license plates like Mafia and such gone from the road





















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      01-20-2012 08:33 AM #2
      Jealous person is Jealous.
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      Yes. The drivers seat is in the middle for better weight distribution and visibility. Also you can do 2 chicks at the same time. Which is what anyone who has a million dollars does.

    3. 01-20-2012 08:34 AM #3
      So now US Federal laws are enforceable WORLD WIDE, even if you do not live/operate/visit the states...
      I guess we are on the way to total domination...

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      01-20-2012 08:36 AM #4
      They better not shut down megavideo. Thats my lifeline for American shows over here in Blighty. What did he get in trouble for?

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      01-20-2012 08:36 AM #5
      cool plates, op is jelly.

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      01-20-2012 08:37 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      So now US Federal laws are enforceable WORLD WIDE, even if you do not live/operate/visit the states...
      I guess we are on the way to total domination...
      This exactly. Makes me sick.
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      01-20-2012 08:37 AM #7


      That sucks. Why so suddenly though? Better start downloading everything in the next couple of weeks. Is there any anyway to download the whole internet?

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      01-20-2012 08:37 AM #8
      this guy doesn't have bad taste in cars. and a funny taste in license plates.

      and be afraid people!

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      01-20-2012 08:38 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by morecarsthanbrains View Post
      They better not shut down megavideo. Thats my lifeline for American shows over here in Blighty. What did he get in trouble for?
      Too late, they already did.
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    10. 01-20-2012 08:39 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by morecarsthanbrains View Post
      What did he get in trouble for?
      He did nothing wrong, at least not where he lives/operates...
      The Feds are just enforcing US laws in other countries now.

      Be afraid, be very afraid...

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      01-20-2012 08:39 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by WalterSobchack View Post
      Jealous person is Jealous.
      What the F does that mean?

    12. 01-20-2012 08:44 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by geofftii2002 View Post
      What the F does that mean?
      It means the OP is jealous of a guy with more money and nicer cars then him. Not too hard to figure out really.

    13. 01-20-2012 08:44 AM #13
      Trials are soooo 20th century
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      That door handle is horrible. I wish they would've used a flap-style integrated into the crease.
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      I would love to spin you off the road into a ditch.

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      01-20-2012 08:46 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by geofftii2002 View Post
      What the F does that mean?
      It means exactly what it says, the OP is happy Kim got all his cars seized....because he is jealous.


      It's not like the guy was killing people to get his money. Also I am pretty sure the FBI needs NZ's cooperation for this type of operation.

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      01-20-2012 08:46 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by HideYoKids View Post
      cool plates, op is jelly.
      jealous? who me? of kim?





      too many MB's..and all black...meh..not very creative

      Quote Originally Posted by morecarsthanbrains View Post
      They better not shut down megavideo. Thats my lifeline for American shows over here in Blighty. What did he get in trouble for?
      don't worry, there are many other websites to remedy the loss of megavideo

      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      So now US Federal laws are enforceable WORLD WIDE, even if you do not live/operate/visit the states...
      I guess we are on the way to total domination...
      one should look into where megavideo's servers were based... but I agree with you on what's happening
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    16. 01-20-2012 08:47 AM #16
      Just imagine if the previous occupant of the White House had done this... the complaints would've been epic. Now, not so much.

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      01-20-2012 08:48 AM #17
      I have to read more about this...

      But I would like to know if ANY one in Congress has ever watched/listened to a pirated anything.

      I think the world might implode, if in continued protest, Google, Facebook and Wiki shutdown completely until PIPA and SOPA was repealed (if it goes into affect).
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      01-20-2012 08:48 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      So now US Federal laws are enforceable WORLD WIDE, even if you do not live/operate/visit the states...
      I guess we are on the way to total domination...
      If NZ authorities said no they couldn't do it. Stop being a retard.

      Why do you think movie villains make a point of going to non-extradition countries?

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      01-20-2012 08:49 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Calcvictim View Post
      It means exactly what it says, the OP is happy Kim got all his cars seized....because he is jealous.


      It's not like the guy was killing people to get his money. Also I am pretty sure the FBI needs NZ's cooperation for this type of operation.
      you guys...

      who ever said I was happy of his cars being seized? I just mentioned I'm happy to see license plates like Mafia removed from circulation

      You guys are very creative
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      01-20-2012 08:50 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Shmi View Post
      Too late, they already did.
      Nooooooo! Bastards. I just checked. Mother F'ers. Im torn. Im happy that copyright law is being enforced but not because they just made my life slightly more miserable.

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      01-20-2012 08:53 AM #21
      Sounds like M'sieur Kim Dotcom (apparently his new legal last name ) is the same gentleman who ran Kimble.org back in the Dot Com days and won the first Gumball Rally in his E55 AMG..

      Schmuck or not, he sure as hell did have a sick car collection..

      Yeah.. looks like he's got a friggin' giraffe in that first pic, waaay out on the top left. Badass.
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    22. 01-20-2012 08:53 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by Deltac View Post
      you guys...

      who ever said I was happy of his cars being seized? I just mentioned I'm happy to see license plates like Mafia removed from circulation

      You guys are very creative
      WTF do you care what someone's license plate in another country says? Was he biting on Italian style too much for you?

    23. 01-20-2012 08:58 AM #23
      Verdict is in lol

      Quote Originally Posted by Aperture View Post
      That door handle is horrible. I wish they would've used a flap-style integrated into the crease.
      Quote Originally Posted by mikegilbert View Post
      I would love to spin you off the road into a ditch.

    24. 01-20-2012 08:58 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by G2BForReal View Post
      WTF do you care what someone's license plate in another country says? Was he biting on Italian style too much for you?
      Cornuto, italians don't like the mafia; they've caused too many problems. It's why he's sensitive about it.
      Quote Originally Posted by Aperture View Post
      That door handle is horrible. I wish they would've used a flap-style integrated into the crease.
      Quote Originally Posted by mikegilbert View Post
      I would love to spin you off the road into a ditch.

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      01-20-2012 08:59 AM #25
      Haha.

      The hacking group Anonymous reacted to the news almost instantly by launching one of their biggest attacks to date. They took down the Universal Music, RIAA (the record industry’s lobbying arm), MPAA (the movie industry’s lobbying arm), and Department of Justice websites.

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      01-20-2012 09:01 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by UmaMamoo View Post
      Sounds like M'sieur Kim Dotcom (apparently his new legal last name ) is the same gentleman who ran Kimble.org back in the Dot Com days and won the first Gumball Rally in his E55 AMG..

      Schmuck or not, he sure as hell did have a sick car collection.
      Yep.. Kimble is well known for his embezzlements, hacking and fraud.

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      01-20-2012 09:03 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by Deltac View Post
      I'm kind of happy of seeing license plates like Mafia and such gone from the road
      So you're hating on the guy because of his license plate? I suppose that falls neatly into TCL culture lately.

      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      So now US Federal laws are enforceable WORLD WIDE, even if you do not live/operate/visit the states...
      I guess we are on the way to total domination...
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      01-20-2012 09:05 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by G2BForReal View Post
      WTF do you care what someone's license plate in another country says? Was he biting on Italian style too much for you?
      Wow...shows how ignorant you are when you think "Mafia" has to do with style

      Quote Originally Posted by flat6guy View Post
      Cornuto, italians don't like the mafia; they've caused too many problems. It's why he's sensitive about it.
      Well said good sir
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      01-20-2012 09:09 AM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by G2BForReal View Post
      It means the OP is jealous of a guy with more money and nicer cars then him. Not too hard to figure out really.
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      01-20-2012 09:10 AM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      So now US Federal laws are enforceable WORLD WIDE, even if you do not live/operate/visit the states...
      I guess we are on the way to total domination...
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      He did nothing wrong, at least not where he lives/operates...
      The Feds are just enforcing US laws in other countries now.

      Be afraid, be very afraid...
      Yeah.. I mean why would we bother going after Bin Ladin, he never lived or operated in the States? Shame on the US government for protecting its citizens.

      With the internet, "operating" is questionable if he directly markets to certain countries, and with the greater majority of IP coming from the US in the form of music and movies, the damage certainly effects US companies. I am willing to bet a substantial amount of Kim's profits came from the united states, which is listed as $175 Million.

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      01-20-2012 09:13 AM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by 2VWatatime View Post
      Just imagine if the previous occupant of the White House had done this... the complaints would've been epic. Now, not so much.
      Imagine if the previous occupant of the White House had taken care of Osama. The ball-licking would've been epic. Now, not so much.

      And don't get me wrong, I do feel bad for the seven people who used Megaupload for legitimate purposes, but anybody who's pretending that it was a clean operation is absolutely kidding themselves.
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      01-20-2012 09:15 AM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by G2BForReal View Post
      It means the OP is jealous of a guy with more money and nicer cars then him. Not too hard to figure out really.
      "You're just jealous!! "

      Gimme a break. That is such a 3rd grade response. If I have a negative opinion toward someone's lifestyle (particularly if it is a flamboyant lifestyle) it by no means implies I'm jealous. Jealousy would mean you want to be like that person or you want something of theirs - I would want no part of being a big, fat loudmouth rich guy.

      Piles of money and a garage full of cool cars would be nice, sure. But that doesn't mean I walk around feeling jealous of anyone that has that. I'm pretty satisfied with my life, thank you very much.

    34. 01-20-2012 09:16 AM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by Deltac View Post
      Wow...shows how ignorant you are when you think "Mafia" has to do with style
      Something got lost in translation there chief.

    35. 01-20-2012 09:17 AM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by PassSedanGLX View Post
      Imagine if the previous occupant of the White House had taken care of Osama. The ball-licking would've been epic. Now, not so much.
      Unlike the 24/7 coverage for the month afterwards that we did get? Covers on all the mags? Yeah, it passed unnoticed...

      Again, where's the outrage against the current admin?

      And don't get me wrong, I do feel bad for the seven people who used Megaupload for legitimate purposes, but anybody who's pretending that it was a clean operation is absolutely kidding themselves.
      So why blow past the basics - such as getting a judge to ok this - and just fly on a GJ? (you can read the entire filing @ the Washington Post - and it's weak. Incredibly weak. As in two good lawyers on a bad day will get 90% tossed weak).
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