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US Wins Appeal In Battle To Extradite Kim Dotcom

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The United States on Friday won a court appeal in its battle to extradite Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom from New Ze...

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...

Judge To Give Kim Dotcom A Fair Shake

AP | Posted 10.15.2012 | Technology

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge has upheld a ruling that allows Kim Dotcom to review details of the U.S. federal case against him...

Apple's Steve Wozniak Slams Piracy Case Against Megaupload Founder

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 06.28.2012 | Technology

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says the U.S. piracy case against Kim Dotcom is "hokey" and a threat to Internet innovation. ...

Hosting Company Says It Can't Afford To Keep Megaupload Data

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 03.22.2012 | Technology

-- The company hosting the frozen data of millions of users of the file sharing site Megaupload says somebody needs to pay the company's bill or allo...

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 ...

Meet Kim Dotcom, The 'Superhacker' At The Center Of The Megaupload Takedown

AP | By NICK PERRY | Posted 02.27.2012 | Technology

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- On his way up, he fooled them all: judges, journalists, investors and companies. Then the man who renamed himself Kim Dotc...

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...

Flight Risk?

AP | Posted 02.03.2012 | Technology

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- The jailed founder of the file-sharing website Megaupload is complaining that women inmates are giving him unwanted attenti...

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...

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...

Who Is Kim Dotcom? The Story Behind Megaupload's Larger-Than-Life Founder

Reuters | Lincoln Feast and Sarah Marsh | Posted 03.22.2012 | Technology

By Lincoln Feast and Sarah Marsh (Reuters) - Among the roll-call of hip-hop artists and other celebrities plugging Megaupload.com's dig...

Bizarre Details Of Megaupload Founder Arrest Emerge

Reuters | Mantik Kusjanto | Posted 03.22.2012 | Technology

By Mantik Kusjanto WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand police on Saturday revealed bizarre details of the arrest of the suspected kingpi...

Cops Seize $8 Million In Cash In Megaupload Crackdown

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT and NICK PERRY | Posted 03.21.2012 | Technology

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand police raided several homes and businesses linked to the founder of Megaupload.com, a giant Internet file-...