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Yet Another (Yes Another) Error In Megaupload Case: Search Warrants Ruled Illegal

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Early on, we pointed out that the legal theories behind the shutting down of Megaupload and the arrest of its founders were highly questionable. And since then, we've seen that it wasn't just the legal theories that were problematic, but nearly everything about the case, including a bunch of procedural...
Yet Another (Yes Another) Error In Megaupload Case: Search Warrants Ruled Illegal

Anti-Piracy Group Already Demanding That Kim Dotcom's New Mega Service Be Shut Down

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This probably isn't a huge surprise, but with the launch of Kim Dotcom's new Mega cloud drive system, many in the entertainment industry have assumed that he must be relaunching Megaupload and a way to infringe. However, it seems pretty clear that Mega is quite different and mostly resembles other...
Anti-Piracy Group Already Demanding That Kim Dotcom's New Mega Service Be Shut Down

US Moves to Put Megaupload's Founder Back in Jail

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is due to appear in Auckland High Court on Tuesday morning as representatives of the U.S. government appeal a ruling that set him......
US Moves to Put Megaupload's Founder Back in Jail

New Megaupload To Launch On Police Raid Anniversary

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With 50 million visitors per day at its peak, Megaupload was one of the largest websites on the Internet. This abruptly ended January this year when the U.S. Government took down the file-hosting service and had several key employees arrested including founder Kim Dotcom. Despite ongoing criminal proceedings Dotcom and...
New Megaupload To Launch On Police Raid Anniversary

U.S. seeks extradition of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom

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U.S. prosecutors have filed papers seeking the extradition of Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload and three colleagues, who are charged in the U.S. with allegedly running a criminal enterprise responsible for online piracy of numerous types of copyrighted works....
U.S. seeks extradition of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom Releases New Raid Footage Captured By In-House CCTV

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At the start of 2012, New Zealand police embarked on what was almost certainly the most heavy-handed police action ever carried out against someone accused of copyright infringement. At 06:45 on January 19 it soon became clear something unusual lay ahead. Officers of the Special Tactics Group, New Zealand’s elite...
Kim Dotcom Releases New Raid Footage Captured By In-House CCTV

Booting Up: Kim Dotcom Still a Boss Edition

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Our new desktop background? (lolfed.com) The New York Tech Meetup is producing a video series called #startupstories. "Failure" is apparently Fred Wilson's fav. [NYTM] Sergey Brin lets California lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom try on Google Glasses. [The Verge] There's a new digital divide in town. [New York Times] A roundup...
Booting Up: Kim Dotcom Still a Boss Edition

GEMA Takes Kim Dotcom's Mega Launch Party Video Down, Despite All Songs Being Cleared

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GEMA and MEGA may have the same letters arranged differently, but you have to imagine that the hardline copyright maximalists at GEMA aren't at all pleased by Kim Dotcom's new Mega outfit, even if it's really not all that different than tons of other online cloud storage platforms. Still, it...
GEMA Takes Kim Dotcom's Mega Launch Party Video Down, Despite All Songs Being Cleared

Piracy Wars: Grooveshark's Looming Shutdown and Why Pirate Bay May Be Next

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Online music piracy has been an issue for well over a decade, but things have gotten much more interesting in the last few months. The shutdown of Megaupload was more or less the opening shot in the latest phase of the ongoing war over online piracy. Even before Kim Dotcom...
Piracy Wars: Grooveshark's Looming Shutdown and Why Pirate Bay May Be Next

Is Kim Dotcom's New Site, Mega, The Wild West Of Piracy?

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Megaupload, the hosting site that the U.S. government shut down last year over charges of copyright infringement and pirated content, is being reborn. Sort of. The new version is called Mega, an encrypted file sharing service built by Kim Dotcom, a man some call an Internet slumlord, others an online folk hero. The...
Is Kim Dotcom's New Site, Mega, The Wild West Of Piracy?

Wrong Paperwork Used to Seize Megaupload Property, Judge Says

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An order granted to law enforcement allowing them to seize luxury cars and other personal effects from the estate of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is invalid, a......
Wrong Paperwork Used to Seize Megaupload Property, Judge Says

Doubt cast on the security of Kim Dotcom's Mega service

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Kim Dotcom's bold new venture, the file-storage and sharing service Mega, is drawing criticism as security researchers analyze how the site protects users' data. In short, they advise: don't trust it. While Mega officials admit they're "newbies" to JavaScript, the programming language used to execute key elements of their...
Doubt cast on the security of Kim Dotcom's Mega service

Kim Dotcom's Sequel To MegaUpload Is Finally Online

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Kim Dotcom's MegaUpload replacement has finally found a new home. Dotcom faced a minor setback last week when Gabon's government suspended the Me.ga domain because of its committment to protect intellectual property. But earlier today, Dotcom tweeted that the new site is now live on the New Zealand-based domain mega.co.nz. He...
Kim Dotcom's Sequel To MegaUpload Is Finally Online

Kiwis Want To Spy On All Communications, VPNs, And Be Able To Use Secret Evidence Against You

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Although New Zealand's decision not to allow patents for programs "as such" was welcome, other moves there have been more problematic. For example, after it became clear that the New Zealand intelligence service, the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), illegally wiretapped and spied on Kim Dotcom, the New Zealand government...
Kiwis Want To Spy On All Communications, VPNs, And Be Able To Use Secret Evidence Against You

Kim Dotcom raid: footage shows armed police enter New Zealand mansion - video

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Footage of an armed police raid on internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom's New Zealand mansion is shown in an Auckland courtroom...
Kim Dotcom raid: footage shows armed police enter New Zealand mansion - video
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US moves to extradite MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom

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The US government has filed to extradite MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom following his arrest on Internet piracy charges. as well as racketeering. The request was formally submitted in a New Zealand court, and also seeks to extradite three of DotComís associates. According to the New Zealand Herald, US officials had...
US moves to extradite MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom
Megaupload takedown a "death sentence without trial," says Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom: If I Was President of the United States....

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For five days in a row Kim Dotcom’s tweets directed at Barrack Obama were the most retweeted mentions of the U.S. President, a sign that Dotcom’s vendetta against the forces that shuttered Megaupload is clearly being noticed. And the Megaupload founder is not planning to go silent anytime soon. He’s...
Kim Dotcom: If I Was President of the United States....

Kim DotCom promises 50GB for free from Mega

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The site replacing MegaUpload will give free users lots of storage space, but former premium users won't get their statuses back, yet. [Read more]...
Kim DotCom promises 50GB for free from Mega

Mission Kimpossible

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Earn respect, friendship, wisdom and money with your support for the Kimpire. The Kimpire can make you rich and the other way around. The Kimpire will rule the world, so better be a part of it ;-) … – Megaupload CEO Kim Schmitz, a.k.a. Kim Dotcom, via his Web site...
Mission Kimpossible

Kim Dotcom Files Brief In His Trial In The Court Of Public Opinion

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A bunch of folks have been pointing us to the new "whitepaper" released by Kim Dotcom, which lays out two key things: why the lawsuit against him is a complete legal sham and also why it was driven by a corrupt connection between the US government and the MPAA. The...
Kim Dotcom Files Brief In His Trial In The Court Of Public Opinion

Megaupload wins fight in New Zealand court to pay its bills

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New Zealand's High Court ruled on Wednesday that Megaupload can take out a $4.8 million loan to pay its legal bills and rent for founder Kim Dotcom....
Megaupload wins fight in New Zealand court to pay its bills

Where Kim Dotcom and Mega have the edge on Dropbox and Box.net

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As a world (in)famous technologist with the literal last name “Dotcom,” Kim Dotcom is a man whose swag is matched only by the damages sought against him by the U.S. government. His filesharing site Megaupload was long the ire of record companies and movie studios, who say it was a...
Where Kim Dotcom and Mega have the edge on Dropbox and Box.net

Anti-piracy site claims small, 40 percent victory in anti-Mega campaign

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Every action brings about an equal and opposite reaction. So on the day after Kim Dotcom's Mega launched, it's no surprise an anti-piracy campaign sprung up focused directly on the new service. Today, only one week later, that campaign claims to have already made progress. StopFileLockers.com is an anti-piracy...
Anti-piracy site claims small, 40 percent victory in anti-Mega campaign
Megaupload user asks for his perfectly legal videos back

Feds say users will likely never get Megaupload files back

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Notorious file-sharing service Megaupload was shuttered last year as part of a multinational sting that did nothing to curtail illegal file-sharing and everything to place Megaupload creator Kim Dotcom in the limelight. While the flamboyant founder has vowed that the service will return in one form or another, federal prosecutors say...
Feds say users will likely never get Megaupload files back
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Today’s Top Stories: Facebook IPO, Kazuo Hirai New Sony CEO, MegaRetrieval

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Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories. Facebook’s IPO Likely in the $5 Billion Range Facebook is expected to file for a...
Today’s Top Stories: Facebook IPO, Kazuo Hirai New Sony CEO, MegaRetrieval

TNW's Daily Dose: BlackBerry 10 gets a launch date, YouTube plans more content investment, and more

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BlackBerry 10 is to be officially revealed at an event on 30 January 2013, YouTube is putting more money into original content, and Kim Dotcom’s Mega service gets a domain, but it’s not as sexy as he’d have liked. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily...
TNW's Daily Dose: BlackBerry 10 gets a launch date, YouTube plans more content investment, and more
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