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Federal prosecutors in the US have given Megaupload's web hosts the go-ahead to delete its massive trove of data as early as Thursday.
The erasure may go ahead on the basis that authorities had completed their search under the warrants, which no longer gave them a right to access that data and cleared the way for the service providers to do what they wanted, according to the Associated Press.
A letter filed last Friday by the US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia permitted Megaup
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