While he has remained in legal limbo so too has Megaupload users' data, and groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation have been trying to reunite them. The EFF is supporting one user in particular, a Kyle Goodwin, and it is pleased that he is one step closer to regaining access to his data today.

"Today's news is one more step toward getting innocent users their rightful property back - something that is long overdue," it said in a blog post.

"We are glad that Mr. Goodwin will finally get to make his case in court and we look forward to helping the judge fashion a procedure to make all of Megaupload's consumers whole again by granting them access to what is legally theirs."

Friday, October 5, 2012
The Inquirer

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