All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MegaUpload’

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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Kim Dotcom Says Mega Is Pants For The Internet

The new Mega is almost upon us. The site is expected to go up on the one year anniversary of Megaupload being taken down. Dotcom has shared plenty of details on the site thus far, but now he’s advertising the brand’s rebirth in radio ads. For the past few weeks, Dotcom has been teasing more information about the new Mega …

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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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Me.ga Domain Suspended By Gabon’s Communication Minister

Megaupload is coming back soon, or at least, that’s the plan. The Megaupload founder revealed to Wired in October that the reboot of his popular file sharing site would be called Me.ga to avoid any interference from the US government. Dotcom may have overlooked interference from any entirely different party though – the government of Gabon. The .ga domain is …

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Kim Dotcom Drops More Details On The New Mega

We’ve known that Megaupload was coming back in some form or another for a while now, but it wasn’t until mid-October that Kim Dotcom pulled back the curtain on the new service. It’s called Mega, and Dotcom says it will be everything Megaupload was and then some. Now the Megaupload founder has revealed more details about the new service, including …

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Kim Dotcom Shares Details On Mega, The Megaupload Successor

For the past few months, Kim Dotcom has been teasing the return of Megaupload. It appears, however, that Megaupload will not be returning. Instead, Dotcom will be releasing Mega, a new service that might just shake up the file sharing industry. Speaking to Wired, Dotcom revealed that Mega will be a return to Megaupload while simultaneously being completely new. It’s …

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Kim Dotcom Reveals That Megabox Is Launching Soon

Kim Dotcom is bringing Megaupload back later this year. He has another far more interesting project launching later this year that he was working on before the police raid. It’s called Megabox, and Dotcom thinks it can change the music industry for the better. Dotcom released a short video today that shows some behind the scenes footage that goes into …

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The New Megaupload Is Almost Upon Us

It’s been over six months since Megaupload was shut down by the feds for charges of criminal copyright infringement. Since then, Kim Dotcom has been fighting court cases in New Zealand and the U.S. He’s also been working on a revival of Megaupload in his spare time. That revival may be happening sooner than later. Over the weekend, Dotcom tweeted …

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Kim Dotcom Was Subject To Illegal Surveillance From New Zealand’s CIA

It’s been relatively quiet on the Megaupload front for the past few weeks. The last major event saw Kim Dotcom winning $4.83 million in his bid to have funds released to him. For now, he’s still fighting to have the charges against him and his company dropped. That fight may have become a little easier as New Zealand’s Prime Minister, …

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Don’t Expect To Get Your Megaupload Data Back Anytime Soon

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 get that memo when they took down Megaupload in January. The curious case of Megaupload has seen its ups and …

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Kim Dotcom Wins $4.83 Million In Latest High Court Ruling

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 few wins, he finally secured a major win. The New Zealand High Court released the equivalent of $4.83 USD to …

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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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