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Don’t Expect To Get Your Megaupload Data Back Anytime Soon Don’t Expect To Get Your Megaupload Data Back Anytime Soon
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Collateral damage is unavoidable in war. A good general tries to keep this to a minimum, however, as the people who have no stake in the fight can only suffer. It seems that those waging the war on piracy didn’t …

Kim Dotcom Wins $4.83 Million In Latest High Court Ruling Kim Dotcom Wins $4.83 Million In Latest High Court Ruling
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It’s been a little over eight months since Kim Dotcom’s house was raided and all of his assets were seized. The Megaupload founder has been fighting for the return of his assets ever since. After numerous roadblocks and only a …

Kim Dotcom Details The Return Of Megaupload Kim Dotcom Details The Return Of Megaupload
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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. …

New Zealand Court Orders FBI To Show Kim Dotcom Evidence New Zealand Court Orders FBI To Show Kim Dotcom Evidence

It was only last month that a New Zealand court ruled that the FBI broke the law by moving its evidence against Kim Dotcom overseas. The court also ruled that the FBI must give all the evidence they have on …

Kim Dotcom’s Megabox Will Launch This Year Kim Dotcom’s Megabox Will Launch This Year

Everybody knows about Kim Dotcom by now. The millionaire owner of Megaupload and all its related domains is under fire from the U.S. government. What you may not know is that he was working on a project before Megaupload was …

Video Of Raid On Kim Dotcom’s Mansion Finally Released Video Of Raid On Kim Dotcom’s Mansion Finally Released

It’s been almost eight months since the U.S. government took down Megaupload and arrested Kim Dotcom on charges of copyright infringement. Since that time, Dotcom has been granted bail, produced two songs and won a series of major hearings against …

Kim Dotcom Asks President Obama Some Questions In His New Song Kim Dotcom Asks President Obama Some Questions In His New Song
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You may know Kim Dotcom for running the now defunct Megaupload and fighting against extradition to the U.S. You may not know that he’s also a rather accomplished musical artist. His new song, Mr. President, is obviously targeted at the …

Megaupload Accuses U.S. Of Attempting To Rewrite International Law Megaupload Accuses U.S. Of Attempting To Rewrite International Law

As usual, the Megaupload case is one of the most intriguing legal battles of our time. The result of which could have long lasting impacts on not just copyright law, but International criminal proceedings and extradition laws. Before it gets …

Kim Dotcom Won’t Know His Fate Until Next Year Kim Dotcom Won’t Know His Fate Until Next Year

The Megaupload case is going to do down in history, one way or another, as one of the defining moments of global copyright law and enforcement. The historic extradition case would have gone down next month in the New Zealand …

Kim Dotcom’s Allegations Are Pure Fantasy, Claims MPAA Kim Dotcom’s Allegations Are Pure Fantasy, Claims MPAA
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Kim Dotcom, the embattled owner of the cloud-based storage site Megaupload, said in a recent interview with TorrentFreak that Vice President Joe Biden met with a group of influential people within the movie industry to discuss the takedown of his …

Joe Biden Was Behind Megaupload Takedown Claims Kim Dotcom Joe Biden Was Behind Megaupload Takedown Claims Kim Dotcom
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As we move closer to the date of Kim Dotcom’s extradition trial, things are getting crazier for those involved in the already crazy case. Dotcom recently won a huge case where the New Zealand High Court ordered the FBI to …

Judge Declares Megaupload Searches Illegal Judge Declares Megaupload Searches Illegal
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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 …

Steve Wozniak And Kim Dotcom Cement Their BFF Status Steve Wozniak And Kim Dotcom Cement Their BFF Status

We brought you news last week that Kim Dotcom has been on a Twitter/Instagram binge. He loves posting pictures of himself, his kids and all the crazy hijinks he and his friends get into. It was just this past weekend …

Kim Dotcom Hangs Out With Steve Wozniak In New Zealand Kim Dotcom Hangs Out With Steve Wozniak In New Zealand

Kim Dotcom is fighting for his business, and more importantly, his livelihood right now. The U.S. has brought multiple charges of copyright infringement and other nasty crimes against the Megaupload founder. He must be going through a lot of stress …

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

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

Megaupload Lawyer Not Buying MPAA’s Sympathy Megaupload Lawyer Not Buying MPAA’s Sympathy

In a rather surprising turn of events, the MPAA submitted a document to the court yesterday saying that they would be fine with legitimate Megaupload users getting their data back. The organization had previously said they wanted the data to …

MPAA “Sympathetic” To Legitimate Megaupload Users MPAA “Sympathetic” To Legitimate Megaupload Users
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I can’t believe it’s been almost six months since Megaupload was taken down by the feds and Kim Dotcom was arrested for criminal copyright infringement and other horrible things. It’s been a roller coaster full of twists and turns since …

Kim Dotcom Awarded Access To Evidence Against Him 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, …

Megaupload User Asks For His Data Back Megaupload User Asks For His Data Back
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Many people look at online piracy as a black and white issue. You are either on the side of big business copyright holders or a part of the “sharing is caring” crowd. We seem to overlook the fact that many …

Kim Dotcom Using Passwords As Bargaining Chips 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 …