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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...

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...

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 ...

New Megaupload? Not So Fast

Stuff.co.nz | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology

Kim Dotcom's plans to get back into the cyber-locker business with a new version of his Megaupload site appear to have suffered a set-back after the G...

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 Megaupload May Take Cues From Pirate Bay

Torrent Freak | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology

While Megaupload's demise has been well publicized, the burning question remains. How will its imminent replacement fend off attacks from aggressive c...

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 ...

New Megaupload 90 Percent Done, Will Be Bigger And Better

Torrent Freak | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology

January this year the U.S. Government destroyed Megaupload, but founder Kim Dotcom is a not done with the file-hosting business yet and is preparing t...

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...

Sneak Peek: Megaupload Founder's New Service

GigaOM | Posted 06.21.2012 | Technology

MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom may have had most of his assets seized as part of his indictment for criminal copyright infringement in January, but tha...

Judge Says Refusal To Return Megaupload Data ‘Outrageous’

Stuff.co.nz | Posted 06.14.2012 | Technology

A former New York federal judge has waded into the Kim Dotcom saga saying it is "outrageous" the US government is refusing to give Megaupload users ba...

U.S. Tries To Block Return Of Data To Megaupload User

CNET | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

Returning videos to Kyle Goodwin, a former MegaUpload user, would set a bad precedent, the U.S. said in documents, copies of which were obtained by CN...

Benign Illegality

Christopher Haugh | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
Christopher Haugh

Despite this generation's predilection for Internet contraband, we can easily be ushered back into the fold of legality. We have benefited from a reign of anarchy on the Internet because we are opportunistic, not delinquent.

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...

Google vs. Hollywood: The Worst of Enemies, The Best of Friends (Potentially)

Robert Simpson | Posted 07.22.2012 | Media
Robert Simpson

The battle raging between the big Hollywood film studios and the giant of Silicon Valley is probably the most pointless and futile conflict being rage...

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.

Government Gamers

Brian LaSorsa | Posted 06.16.2012 | College
Brian LaSorsa

The Department of Homeland Security had awarded a contract worth more than $177,000 to the California-based Obscure Technologies to create a tool that will allow the government to extract information from gaming consoles.

Kim Dotcom: US Military Had 15,634 Megaupload Accounts

Torrent Freak | Posted 05.27.2012 | Technology

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After Megaupload Bust, Web Users Turn To Other Sharing Sites

Wired | Posted 03.09.2012 | Technology

The Feds shut down Megaupload two months ago, but browser-based filesharing hasn’t slowed down. It has just moved to other websites....

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 Megaupload.com has asked a New Zealand court to free nearly a quarter of a million ...