All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MegaSaga’

MegaUpload Data Safe For The Time Being

The MegaUpload saga has turned out to be one of the most fascinating legal cases of our time. There was some worry last week that MegaUpload’s data on Carpathia’s servers was going to be deleted. This would have made the case far less interesting since that would remove one of MegaUpload’s main forms of defense. It seems that the data …

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MegaUpload Server Host Demands Payment

The MegaUpload Saga just got far more interesting. We reported back when this all first started that the only reason the U.S. could go after MegaUpload was because some of their servers were hosted in the U.S. out of Carpathia Hosting in Virginia. The data was going to be erased, but the Pirate Party and the EFF both want the …

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Kim Dotcom Granted Internet Use, Pool Access

Kim Dotcom, founder and operator of MegaUpload, hasn’t had much fun lately. He was arrested and denied bail twice. Things began to look up for Dotcom in February when he was finally granted bail. Today in court, Dotcom successfully petitioned to have his bail conditions modified in his favor. TorrentFreak is reporting that Dotcom now has more freedom at his …

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MegaUpload Drops Lawsuit Against Universal Music

With all this hoopla over MegaUpload’s current battle against multiple counts of copyright infringement among other serious charges, it’s easy to forget that MegaUpload at one time was bringing a lawsuit of its own against Universal Music Group. If you need a refresher, check out our previous coverage of the lawsuit. Unfortunately for MegaUpload, and fortunately for Universal Music Group, …

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Kim Dotcom May Get His Money Back

Things are looking up for Kim Dotcom these days. After being arrested and denied bail multiple times, he finally was granted bail last month. He was then on the verge of a deal that would let users of MegaUpload get their files back. He also found that people within the DoJ and the US Senate were using MegaUpload which could …

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Kim Dotcom Says Many MegaUpload Users Are From US Government

When MegaUpload went down in January, there were complaints from many legitimate users of the site saying that their personal files, including files for work, were gone. One of the solutions has been in the form of a lawsuit being brought against the FBI by the Pirate Party. Kit Dotcom, finally out on bail, has told TorrentFreak that he is …

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MegaUpload: Extradition Papers Filed In Kim Dotcom Case

Kim Dotcom is in for the fight of his life as his extradition hearing is now official. We reported a few weeks ago that Kim Dotcom was finally released on bail after being held in jail for almost a month after his company, MegaUpload, was seized by the feds for alleged copyright violations. The United States government has filed the …

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MegaUpload: Kim Dotcom Gives First TV Interview

After the crazy events of the last two months in the MegaUpload saga, Kim Dotcom is finally coming out to talk about it. New Zealand’s 3 News spoke to the MegaUpload founder recently on a program called Campbell Live. The interview consisted of a lot of topics including the charges and what Dotcom plans to do to combat extradition to …

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MegaUpload’s Kim Dotcom Granted Bail

Kim Dotcom has scored a win in his extradition case to the U.S. where he and his company, MegaUpload, face multiple charges including racketeering and criminal copyright infringement. Reuters is reporting that Dotcom’s effort to win bail have finally been rewarded as he was allowed to return home today after fighting to be granted bail for nearly a month. As …

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MegaUpload Hit With Additional Charges

The MegaUpload MegaSaga continues with a Virginia grand jury bringing additional criminal charges against the Web site and its operators. As we reported before, the original indictment against the operators included charges of conspiracy to commit racketeering, conspiracy to commit copyright infringement, conspiracy to commit money laundering and criminal copyright infringement. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the new …

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