The story of Ms. Beshara, the founder of Ninjavideo in 2010 was busted by the federal agents for illegally streaming and distributing pirated tv shows on her website. At the time, her site has 2.6m visits a day and 60,000 registered members. File-sharing online amounts to about a quarter of all consumer traffic. In 2012, Megaupload was seized and shutdown with Kim Dotcom arrested in New Zealand, but not extradited.
Vocabulary and Sample Sentence
Piracy n. the practice of robbing ships at sea.
Indict v. accuse or charge with a serious crime
Confiscate v. take or seize someone’s property with authority