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Tech firm in Trump dossier was target of antipiracy advocates

The controversial dossier that has helped fuel ongoing probes into Russian meddling in the 2016 election has proven on target in many ways. One allegation that remains vexingly difficult to prove or disprove: The claim that a company called XBT/Webzilla hacked Democratic Party leaders ahead of last year’s election. But the tech company has a tangled legal history and was well known to those who combat Internet piracy -- some of whom say the firm was entirely capable of conducting the hack.

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