Saturday News and Open Thread
The U.S. has filed a 90 page superseding indictment against Kim DotCom and the other Megaupload defendants, adding several wire fraud and copyright infringement charges. The U.S. has seized $50 million from the defendants so far. [More...]
Dominique Strauss-Kahn faces yet another criminal inquiry, this time related to prostitution. He's been "summoned to appear" for questioning.
India has decided to proceed with charges against David Coleman Headley, Tahawwur Rana and others in the 2008 Mumbai attacks and issued extradition warrants. Headley's U.S. plea agreement promises no extradition. Rana, who was found guilty of the Danish attack and conspiring with LeT, was found not guilty of the Mumbai attacks at his trial in Chicago and is awaiting sentencing. Article 6 of the U.S.-India Extradition Treaty says "Extradition shall not be granted when the person sought has been convicted or acquitted in the Requested State for the offense for which extradition is requested."
Big Tent Democrat won't be around this weekend but will be back to posting next week.
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