Files recovered by the CIA from the compound of terrorist Osama Bin Laden show the Al-Qaeda leader to be a possible fan of movies, anime and retro games.
The perpetrator of one of the biggest terror attacks in US history in 2001, Bin Laden was eventually captured and killed by American armed forces 10 years later inside a compound in Pakistan. Bizarrely, when he wasn’t installing fear throughout the world or committing heinous crimes against humanity, Bin Laden enjoyed pirating movies and video games.
Today, the CIA publicly released files recovered from Bin Laden’s hard drive in the “interest of transparency”. Among the near 470,000 files recovered is your typical terrorist activity: Al-Qaeda correspondences, videos, propaganda and even a personal journal written by Bin Laden himself. Interestingly though, the file dump also contains a lot of copyrighted movies and video games including Resident Evil, animated movie Antz, Final Fantasy VII and Naruto, and even a DS emulator for video games New Super Mario Bros and Animal Crossing Wild World along with PC titles Zuma and Army Men 2.
Unfortunately, due to a technical issue, the list of files are currently unavailable.