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Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Refuses to Give Up Passwords

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Megaupload continues its legal battle, both in the US and New Zealand. This week Dotcom and his legal team were at Auckland’s High Court to request a judicial review of the legality of the search warrants that were used to raid his Coatesville mansion in January. During the hearing Dotcom’s...
Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Refuses to Give Up Passwords

U.K. Home Secretary to ignore O'Dwyer extradition petition

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The U.K. Home Office has said the Home Secretary, with powers to block extraditions, will not intervene in the Richard O'Dwyer case, who faces up to 10 years in a U.S. prison if convicted. [Read more]...
U.K. Home Secretary to ignore O'Dwyer extradition petition

US must release Megaupload data

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A judge orders US authorities to share their evidence against the file-sharing sites ahead of an extradition hearing....
US must release Megaupload data

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

Megaupload Founder Defeats US Govt Attempts To Put Him Back In Prison

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On February 22nd, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom was released on bail by North Shore District Court Judge Nevin Dawson. Dotcom had been held in custody since an anti-terrorist police squad raided his Coatesville mansion in January following a lengthy FBI investigation. The prosecution, acting on behalf of the US Government,...
Megaupload Founder Defeats US Govt Attempts To Put Him Back In Prison

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Loses Extradition Appeal

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The U.K. Supreme Court ruled that Julian Assange may be extradited to Sweden for questioning about allegations of sexual offenses....
WikiLeaks Founder Assange Loses Extradition Appeal

VIDEO: Assange loses extradition appeal

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Julian Assange loses his appeal to the Supreme Court against extradition to Sweden for questioning over alleged sex offences....
VIDEO: Assange loses extradition appeal

'Piracy' case extradition agreed

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The home secretary signs papers to extradite Sheffield student Richard O'Dwyer to face copyright infringement allegations in the US....
'Piracy' case extradition agreed

WIKILEAKS: Something 'Extraordinary' Is About To Be Released, And 25 Media Organizations Are Preparing For It

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Some interesting tweets from Wikileaks this evening... It's been awhile since Wikileaks had anything real buzzy, so we're curious what it is. Please follow Business Insider on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:NEW WIKILEAKS: 'Internecine Warfare' Between Qaddafi's Children Is EscalatingJulian Assange Speaks After Losing...
WIKILEAKS: Something 'Extraordinary' Is About To Be Released, And 25 Media Organizations Are Preparing For It

Megaupload co-founder granted bail, New Zealand judge rules he's not a flight risk

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After being denied twice, Megupload co-founder Kim Dotcom has been granted bail by a New Zealand judge, who ruled he isn't in fact a flight risk. To date, the court's rationale for keeping Dotcom behind bars has been that he might flee to his native Germany in a bid...
Megaupload co-founder granted bail, New Zealand judge rules he's not a flight risk

Megaupload Wins Crucial Evidence Disclosure Battle With US Govt.

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As widely reported, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and the rest of the “Mega Conspiracy” stand accused by the US Government of running a criminal operation. Charges in the indictment include engaging in a racketeering conspiracy, conspiring to commit copyright infringement, conspiring to commit money laundering, and two substantive counts of...
Megaupload Wins Crucial Evidence Disclosure Battle With US Govt.
Copyright wars heat up: US wins extradition of college kid from England

Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Released On Bail, Perhaps Never To Be Seen Again

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When Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and several others in the organization were arrested in raids a month ago, it was noted by prosecutors that Dotcom’s rather wild lifestyle and propensity for spontaneous international travel, combined with his vast wealth, constituted a serious flight risk. He was denied bail at the...
Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Released On Bail, Perhaps Never To Be Seen Again

Richard O'Dwyer extradition: live webchat with Julia O'Dwyer

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Julia O'Dwyer will be online from 1-2pm BST to answer your questions about her campaignThe campaign against the extradition of 24-year-old Richard O'Dwyer has gained more high profile support in the past few days, including Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and Labour MP Tom Watson.The Sheffield Hallam multimedia student faces two...
Richard O'Dwyer extradition: live webchat with Julia O'Dwyer

Police seize Megaupload founder’s $4.3M home, let pregnant wife stay

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Government officials have Megaupload founder and accused money-launderer Kim Dotcom right where they want him — locked up in New Zealand awaiting an extradition hearing — but that’s not stopping them from kicking the Internet mogul while he’s down. New Zealand authorities seized Dotcom’s $4.3 million Coatesville home today, according...
Police seize Megaupload founder’s $4.3M home, let pregnant wife stay

Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom Released From Prison

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom was released on bail by North Shore District Court Judge Nevin Dawson today. Dotcom had been held in custody since an anti-terrorist police squad raided his Coatesville mansion last month following a lengthy FBI investigation. While the prosecution argued that Dotcom would have the financial resources...
Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom Released From Prison

New Zealand judge orders US to hand over Megaupload documents

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his co-defendants scored a significant victory on Tuesday when a New Zealand judge ordered the United States government to hand over evidence the defense will need to prepare for an upcoming extradition hearing. He rejected the government's argument that the defendants should make do with...
New Zealand judge orders US to hand over Megaupload documents

Wiki founder backs piracy accused

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A student facing extradition to the US on copyright charges receives the support of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales....
Wiki founder backs piracy accused
Facebook Blocking Stories About Richard O'Dwyer's Fight Against Extradition To The US

Megaupload Asks Court to Dismiss The Criminal Case

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In January, the U.S. Government announced that it had initiated one of “the largest criminal copyright cases ever brought by the United States.” That case was brought against Megaupload and its key employees, including founder Kim Dotcom. The authorities seized domain names, servers and personal belongings, and asked for the...
Megaupload Asks Court to Dismiss The Criminal Case

Gary McKinnon is no enemy of the state | Duncan Campbell

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Theresa May should take the chance to halt Gary McKinnon's extradition to the US once and for allA final decision on whether computer hacker Gary McKinnon is to be extradited to the United States is now imminent. Behind the scenes, a battle is apparently under way between politicians and officials...
Gary McKinnon is no enemy of the state | Duncan Campbell

How the MegaUpload Shutdown Screwed a High School Sports Broadcaster

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The trouble started with what should have been a routine file backup. In midsave, the external hard drive Kyle Goodwin was using slipped off his coffee table and onto the floor, rendering the data on it inaccessible. It wasn't the end of the world, Goodwin reasoned, because he knew...
How the MegaUpload Shutdown Screwed a High School Sports Broadcaster

Richard O'Dwyer's extradition looms over copyright infringement claims - video interview

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Sheffield student Richard O'Dwyer, 24, faces extradition to the US and up to 10 years in prison for alleged copyright offences after setting up a website with links to TV shows called TVShack.com. Here, he discusses why he set up the site; his arrest and detention; and the battle his...
Richard O'Dwyer's extradition looms over copyright infringement claims - video interview

MegaUpload founder to remain free on bail

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Despite U.S. and New Zealand government lawyers' efforts, Kim DotCom will remain free until his extradition hearing in August. [Read more]...
MegaUpload founder to remain free on bail

WikiLeaks Leader Julian Assange Loses Extradition Appeal

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be extradited to Sweden for questioning about allegations of sexual offenses, the U.K. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday......
WikiLeaks Leader Julian Assange Loses Extradition Appeal

UK Decides Hollywood, US Gov't's Interests More Important Than Own Citizens; Extradites Student For Linking

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In January, a judge said that the UK could extradite student Richard O'Dwyer to the US to face criminal copyright infringement charges for the "crime" of linking to streaming videos hosted elsewhere -- something that had already been found legal in the UK multiple times. This is pretty important, because...
UK Decides Hollywood, US Gov't's Interests More Important Than Own Citizens; Extradites Student For Linking
Extraditing students for copyright claims? Jimmy Wales says it's wrong

Kim Dotcom granted bail in Megaupload case

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New Zealand judge rules filesharing entrepreneur wanted in US cannot flee because all his funds have been seizedKim Dotcom, the founder of the filesharing website Megaupload, has been granted bail and released after a New Zealand judge determined that authorities have seized any funds he might have used to flee...
Kim Dotcom granted bail in Megaupload case

Feds Request DNSChanger Deadline Extension

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Extradition of Accused Masterminds Moves Forward Millions of computers infected with the stealthy and tenacious DNSChanger Trojan may be spared a planned disconnection from the Internet early next month if a New York court approves a new request by the U.S. government. Meanwhile, six men accused of managing and profiting...
Feds Request DNSChanger Deadline Extension

Filesharing site owner found guilty in Newcastle as penalties for sites get serious

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The owner of Surfthechannel, formerly one of the world’s most visited sites for links and streaming was found guilty of fraud today at Newcastle Crown Court. Anton Vickerman and his wife Kelly stood on trial, Vickerman was found guilty of conspiracy to defraud while facilitating the infringement of copyright, his...
Filesharing site owner found guilty in Newcastle as penalties for sites get serious
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