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Kim Dotcom's Plan To Protect Future Edward Snowdens

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Technology

Last week, U.S. government pressure shut down three encrypted email services -- including one supposedly used by National Security Agency leaker Edwar...

Kim Dotcom: 'This Is The Largest Data Massacre In The History Of The Internet'

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.19.2013 | Technology

Kim Dotcom took to Twitter Wednesday with some bad news. The Megaupload founder revealed that all Megaupload servers at hosting provider LeaseWeb ...

Kim Dotcom Not Into 3D-Printed Guns

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology

If there's anyone who believes people should have access to whatever they want online, it's probably file-sharing advocate and Mega founder Kim Dotcom...

Matt Sledge

Did The NSA Spy On Kim Dotcom? | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.08.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Can the irascible, voluble and sizable founder of blow the lid off the National Security Agency's global spying network? Ki...

The Email Service Kim Dotcom Is Launching Isn't Anything New

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Technology

Kim Dotcom, an Internet pioneer arrested in New Zealand more than a year ago for using his online file storage service Megaupload to encourage copyrig...

LOOK: 18 News Headlines That Just Need To Happen

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 02.20.2013 | Good News

Ever wondered what HuffPost's front page would look like if we lived in a perfect world? Yup, we did too. So we came up with these. Enjoy!...

Kim Dotcom's Mega Cloud Sharing Service Attracts Massive Traffic, Privacy Concerns

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2013 | Technology

Internet mogul Kim Dotcom launched his new cloud sharing service Mega this week in typical larger-than-life fashion, complete with a reenactment of la...

The New Megaupload Is Here And It's Bigger Than Ever

Reuters | Naomi Tajitsu | Posted 01.19.2013 | Technology

Kim Dotcom, founder of outlawed file-sharing website Megaupload, said his new "cyberlocker" was not revenge on U.S. authorities who planned a raid on ...

Megaupload Founder Unveils New Service..

Reuters | Naomi Tajitsu | Posted 01.01.2013 | Technology

By Naomi Tajitsu WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Like a good Hollywood sequel, Megaupload is back. Kim Dotcom, the founder of the...

New Zealand Prime Minister To Kim Dotcom: Sorry We Spied On You Illegally

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.27.2012 | Technology

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key apologized to Kim Dotcom on Thursday, saying the Megaupload founder was "spied on illegally" since he was a reside...

Megaupload Founder Teases Big New Plans

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 09.27.2012 | Technology

In these wild days of internet piracy run rampant, sometimes even governments can't stop the buccaneers. A case in point is beleaguered web baron Kim ...

Kim Dotcom Want To Launch Another Mega Service

The Next Web | Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has dropped the biggest hint yet that his disruptive new music project is on schedule to launch before the end of the ye...

WATCH: Footage Of Kim Dotcom Raid Released

Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

Footage of the January raid on Kim Dotcom's mansion has been released, showing the resources the New Zealand authorities used to take the founder of f...

Judge Makes Major Ruling In Kim Dotcom Case

New Zealand Herald | Posted 08.28.2012 | Technology

The High Court has ruled the police raid on internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom's Auckland mansion was illegal and the removal from New Zealand of cloned...

Megaupload Lawyer: Piracy Case 'Flawed From The Start'

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for popular file-sharing company Megaupload, accused of copyright theft and internet piracy, have moved to have the cas...

Megaupload Founder's Wife: Return My Property

Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology

What do a $157,000 Mercedes-Benz, a Chanel diamond watch and a Christian Colin sculpture have in common? According to the New Zealand Herald, they ...

The Long and Winding Road To A Bad Call On 'Piracy'

Art Brodsky | Posted 06.25.2012 | Entertainment
Art Brodsky

It's time for the industry to start listening to what they have been told by their audience -- that there have to be new, better and more convenient ways to get access to content.

U.S. Loses Appeal To Have Kim Dotcom Sent Back To Jail

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2012 | Technology

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The founder of the online file-sharing site has asked a New Zealand court to free nearly a quarter of a million ...

Megaupload Founder Granted Bail -- As Long As He Doesn't Use The Internet

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 02.22.2012 | Technology

After a month behind bars, Kim Dotcom, founder of recently shuttered cloud-based content locker service Megaupload, has been granted bail by a New Zea...

Saki Knafo

Anonymous And The War Over The Internet (Part II) | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

This is the second part of a two-part series on Anonymous, the amorphous Internet group that has emerged as a force in global affairs. In the first pa...

Saki Knafo

Anonymous And The War Over The Internet | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.31.2012 | Technology

This article is the first in a two-part series tracing the development of the amorphous online community known as Anonymous, pranksters who have becom...

What's Behind Washington's About Face On Internet Piracy

Kevin Bermeister | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology
Kevin Bermeister

Behind the SOPA legislative scene a very different and highly competitive industrial-scale battle is being fought by publishers of the web's content, Internet service providers (the final distributors of content) and copyright owners, including Hollywood.

If U.S. Loses Extradition Case, Kim Dotcom Could Walk

Reuters | Gyles Beckford and Rebecca Hamilton | Posted 03.25.2012 | Technology

By Gyles Beckford and Rebecca Hamilton (Reuters) - Efforts by the United States to extradite the mastermind of an alleged Internet pira...


Reuters | Posted 03.25.2012 | Technology

By Michael Perry AUCKLAND (Reuters) - A New Zealand judge ordered the founder of online file-sharing site to be held in ...

Megaupload Founder Allegedly Freaked Out Neighbors With Outrageous Email

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.24.2012 | Technology

Good safe rooms apparently don't make good neighbors. Kim Dotcom, the ostentatious founder of Megaupload who was arrested last week when police inf...