All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kim Dotcom’

Kim Dotcom’s $5 Million “Bounty” On US Government

Do you have proof that the United States government acted in a corrupt or illegal manner during the shutdown of Megaupload? If so, that information could make you a millionaire. Kim Dotcom (born Kim Schmitz) said on Monday that he was putting up a $5 million “bounty” for any information that will help him fight a daunting online piracy case. …

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Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty for Information

In January 2012, New Zealand police arrested internet icon Kim Dotcom due to claims from the United States that Dotcom had used his website to host pirated files, costing the music and movie industries more than $500 million in assets. While Dotcom awaits his subsequent trial and sentencing, he has ventured to the internet in order to ask for much …

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Dotcom Raid Warrants Legal, Rules Appeals Court

The Court of Appeal of New Zealand this week ruled that the warrants executed by police in the January 2012 raid on Kim Dotcom’s mansion were legal. This is despite the fact that the Court of Appeal admitted the warrants contained “defects,” which they held should not nullify the documents as a whole. This decision reversed a High Court ruling …

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Kim Dotcom Loses Appeal In Extradition Battle

With all the excitement over the launch of Mega, it’s easy to forget that Kim Dotcom is still facing extradition to the U.S. To fight this, Dotcom and his legal team argues that they need access to the evidence the U.S. will bring against them. Lower courts agreed with Dotcom, but the Court of Appeals didn’t buy the argument. TorrentFreak …

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Mega Gets 3 Million Users In A Month, Mobile App Coming Soon

Kim Dotcom’s Mega launched last month with a ridiculous launch party that included a fake FBI raid on Dotcom’s mansion. After the launch, the file-sharing service managed to snag over a million users in just a few days. According to Dotcom, the latest numbers show that Mega continues to grow. In a Twitter post yesterday, Dotcom revealed that Mega now …

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Vikram Kumar Is The New CEO Of Mega

With all the theatrics surrounding the life of Kim Dotcom and the launch of Mega, it’s easy to forget that the startup is a legitimate file sharing business. As such, the company was in need of a permanent CEO as current CEO Tony Lentino was only in the position on a temporary basis. After some searching, it looks like Mega …

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Kim Dotcom Offers Cash Reward To Anyone Who Breaks Mega’s Security

Mega has been under a lot of scrutiny since it launched over a week ago, and not just from the copyright lobby. The Internet security community has been claiming that Mega isn’t as secure as Kim Dotcom claims. Now Dotcom is offering a cash reward to anybody that can prove it. In a tweet, Dotcom offered a €10,000 ($13,500) reward …

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Grab Some Popcorn And Watch The Hour Long Mega Launch Party

As you all know by now, Kim Dotcom’s Mega launched over the weekend to much fanfare. The new file-sharing site is already in the top 150 most visited sites on the Internet, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Dotcom has already shared the speech he gave at the launch of Mega, but we didn’t get to see the …

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Watch Kim Dotcom’s Speech At The Mega Launch

You’ve probably heard a lot about the Mega launch over the weekend by now. The file sharing service hit 1 million users within a day, and is now quickly catching up to established file sharing service, Dropbox. What you may not have heard is the speech Kim Dotcom gave at the launch event. Well, now you can watch the speech …

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Anonymous Blames Kim Dotcom For The Closure Of NinjaVideo

Members of Anonymous have been huge supporters of Kim Dotcom since the feds took down Megaupload in early 2012. The collective even engaged one of its largest operations to date in defense of the site. Now the same group is calling Dotcom a “snitch.” What happened to bring about this sudden change? For those who have been following the legal …

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Kim Dotcom Says Mega Is Already Catching Up To Dropbox

Mega launched over the weekend to much fanfare. The new file sharing site from Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom already reached over 1 million users within a day, and it’s still growing. For now, Dotcom is taking a break from the public eye, but he’s still tweeting away all kinds of stats about his new startup. In a series of tweets …

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Mega Already Has Over 1 Million Users, Dotcom Teases Future Projects

On Sunday, Kim Dotcom’s Mega.co.nz finally launched after a year of preparation and rebuilding since the original Megaupload was shut down in early 2012. Dotcom held a massive media event in New Zealand to celebrate the launch, and provided more details as to what his goals are with this latest venture. The Next Web reports that Dotcom announced at the …

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