Kim Dotcom explained that he knows who was behind the shutdown of Megaupload and other related sites. Speaking to TorrentFreak, Dotcom explained that he believes it was Vice President Joe Biden who directed attorney Neil MacBride to target the site.
Many questioned the speed and force of which the US government acted on when they raided Dotcom's place, and just last week, a New Zealand court ruled that the seizure of Dotcom's possessions was illegal. Dotcom explained how he came to know about the actions:
"I do know from a credible source that it was Joe Biden, the best friend of former Senator and Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) boss Chris Dodd, who ordered his former lawyer and now state attorney Neil MacBride to take Mega down.
"After we received information from an insider we scanned the White House visitor logs for all meetings of Chris Dodd and studio bosses with Joe Biden and Obama. They are publicly available on the White House website.
"It is interesting that a man by the name of Mike Ellis of MPA Asia, an extradition expert and former superintendent of the Hong Kong police, was also at a meeting with Dodd, all studio bosses and Joe Biden. The same Mike Ellis met with the Minister of Justice Simon Power in New Zealand."
Biden is known to be good friends with MPAA boss Chris Dodd, so it's probably what led to the criminal investigation. It remains unconfirmed, and whether or not Biden was involved isn't clear.
Dotcom also explained that he has more details, but plans to release them when the time is appropriate.