All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MegaSaga’

Kim Dotcom Gets The OK To Sue New Zealand’s Spy Agency

If anything, you have to agree that Kim Dotcom is tenacious. He’s fought every challenge that has come his way since having his Web site and livelihood seized by feds in January. Now he’s just received clearance to launch a lawsuit that could have some very heavy implications. Back in September, it was revealed that Dotcom was subject to illegal …

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Kim Dotcom Moves Megaupload Reboot To .NZ Domain

Kim Dotcom has some lofty goals for Mega, the reboot of Megaupload. To accomplish these goals, he had to move to a domain that couldn’t be easily suspended by the US government. Turns out his first move to Me.ga, a domain under the jurisdiction of Gabon, was suspended by the Gabonese government. Now he’s trying his luck back home. Dotcom …

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Kim Dotcom Details The Return Of Megaupload

The old Megaupload is dead. Even if Kim Dotcom wins every court case and has the site returned to him, it would be fairly useless. That’s why the Megaupload founder is planning on launching a new Megaupload later this year. We knew it was coming, but we didn’t know any details until today’s announcement. Like with all major announcements, Dotcom …

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Judge Declares Megaupload Searches Illegal

New Zealand’s High Court has declared that the warrants used to justify the January 19th raid on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s were illegat. The court also ruled that it was illegal for copies of Dotcom’s hard drive to be removed from New Zealand to the U.S. In the judgment, which is embedded below, Justice Helen Winkelmann ruled that the search …

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FBI Ordered To Start Copying Kim Dotcom’s Data For Potential Return

Things are yet again looking up for ol’ Kim Dotcom. It was only a few weeks ago that the New Zealand High Court ordered the FBI to hand over all the evidence they have against him. Dotcom’s other request to have his personal data returned may be awarded to him as well. The NZHerald is reporting that New Zealand High …

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U.S. Doesn’t Want Megaupload Users Getting Their Data Back

The MPAA shocked everybody last week when they said they would be fine with Megaupload users getting access to their legitimate files. They wouldn’t help those people get back their data, but they wouldn’t be opposed to them getting it back either. Too bad the United States doesn’t want them getting back any data whatsoever. CNET got their hands on …

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Kim Dotcom Awarded Access To Evidence Against Him

Kim Dotcom has a reason to be happy today. Sure, he’s scored some minor wins here and there, but he’s never scored a big win in his case against the American government. Today is that big win. According to TorrentFreak, the New Zealand judge in the Megaupload case, David Harvey, ruled that the U.S. must hand over any and all …

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Kim Dotcom Using Passwords As Bargaining Chips

It’s been relatively quiet on the MegaUpload front recently. After a U.S. judge said that the trial may not even happen, it seemed that all the parties seemed to have just given up. It appears that is not the case as Kim Dotcom is now fighting for the return of his computers and hard drives. TorrentFreak is reporting that Dotcom …

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Kim Dotcom To Have $750,000 Returned To Him

We brought you word a few months ago that Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload, was on his way to getting some of his possessions back. It seems that the news has finally become reality as Dotcom had about $750,000 worth of possessions returned to him. Stuff is reporting that the New Zealand High Court has agreed to return some money …

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Megaupload Data Negotiations Begin April 26

We brought you word yesterday that the U.S. government may not have a case against file-sharing service Megaupload due to a “procedural error.” If this is true, Megaupload could be potentially let off the hook. There still remains the problem of the Megaupload data that Carpathia is hosting. If you recall, the judge in the case told all the interested …

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MegaUpload Trial Might Not Happen Due To Procedural Error

The MegaUpload Saga has been a crazy roller coaster ride the likes of which the world hasn’t seen in a very long time. It’s a shame that more people aren’t paying attention to it since it has the potential set a lot of precedents when it comes to copyright laws. Well, those people might be off the hook now since …

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MegaUpload Data Safe Until Compromise Can Be Reached

We brought you word last week that MegaUpload and all the other interested parties took to court to argue their case for why MegaUpload’s data should or should not be destroyed. Everybody involved from MegaUpload themselves to the EFF to the MPAA all had a stake in it. Turns out that the court agreed with the voice of reason for …

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