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Megaupload Wants U.S. Govt to Buy and Store its Servers

Megaupload's legal team is asking the court to preserve essential evidence hosted on its seized servers. The data is at risk of being destroyed and Kim Dotcom's lawyers argue that the authorities should buy the servers and transfer them to a safe facility where they can be preserved at the Government's cost. Show More Summary

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U.S. Government Grabbed Dotcom’s Millions “As a Last Resort”

The U.S. Government has informed the Court of Appeals that the civil forfeiture case against Megaupload and Kim Dotcom was launched as a last resort. The authorities feared that Dotcom and his colleagues would regain possession of the...Show More Summary

Universal Music and Kim Dotcom Prepared a Deal to Tax Google

A recording of Kim Dotcom and several Universal Music executives captured two days before the Megaupload raids has revealed the label planning to do a deal with the entrepreneur. Amid discussion of 'taxing' Google by diverting its ad...Show More Summary

Kim Dotcom says his own Mega cloud storage service isn’t safe anymore

Kim Dotcom’s life has taken a strange turn in recent years. After police raided his lavish New Zealand home in 2012, the MegaUpload founder has been at the center of an international legal […]

File Hoster Mega not secure anymore?

In an interview on Slashdot, Kim Dotcom mentioned that he is no longer involved in the file hosting service Mega and that he does not trust Mega anymore. According to Kim, Mega suffered from a hostile takeover by a Chinese investor who managed to accumulate shares of the company. Show More Summary

Kim Dotcom Is Not Involved With Mega Anymore, Plans To Build Yet Another Cloud Storage Service

Kim Dotcom revealed in an interview on Slashdot that he is no longer involved with Mega — he isn’t working for the company anymore, but he also doesn’t own any shares of Mega. Dotcom also said that you shouldn’t trust Mega to host sensitive files anymore, and that he is planning to build yet another file storage service in the coming months. Read More

Kim Dotcom: Your Data Isn’t Safe on Mega

Over at Slashdot, the larger-than-life Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom answered user questions about Mega and his obsession with the Call of Duty series. He also took plenty of potshots at the US government for its role in taking downShow More Summary

Kim Dotcom promises to launch an open-source competitor to Mega

Third time's a charm. Kim Dotcom -- creator of Megaupload and Mega file-sharing sites, New Zealand politician, US fugitive -- plans to launch a third cloud-storage company when his existing non-compete clause runs out at the end of the year. Show More Summary

Kim Dotcom & Mega Trade Barbs Over Hostile Takeover Claims

In a Q&A session with users of Slashdot this week, Kim Dotcom advised surprised readers not use Mega amid claims of a hostile takeover. Intrigued, TorrentFreak caught up with both Dotcom and his former colleagues at the cloud storage site. Show More Summary

Kim Dotcom says a Chinese fraudster, the New Zealand government and Hollywood have taken over his company

MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom is claiming that his newest site,, has suffered a hostile takeover and can no longer be trusted with people's data. Dotcom answered a question about the safety of the site during a Slashdot Q&A. Show More Summary

Even Kim Dotcom Doesn’t Think Your Data Is Safe On Mega

A few years ago after Megaupload was taken down by the authorities, the man behind it all Kim Dotcom launched Mega, another file hosting service that promised more a secure means of storing and sharing files. However in 2013, Dotcom announced he would be leaving Mega but assured that the service was still in excellent hands. Show More Summary

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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We've got a double winner this week, with John Fenderson taking both first and second place for insightful with two comments from our post pointing out that, regardless of what you think about Kim Dotcom's guilt, you should be concerned about the government stealing his assets. Show More Summary

US Government Seeks To Steal Kim Dotcom's Assets

While now infamous internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is battling extradition from New Zealand, a separate lawsuit has been filed by the US Government aimed at seizing Kim's assets. _______________________ Guest Post by Mike Masnick on Earlier this year, we covered a very troubling situation involving Kim Dotcom and the...

Even If You Think Kim Dotcom Is Guilty As Sin, The US Government Stealing His Assets Should Concern You

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Earlier this year, we covered a very troubling situation involving Kim Dotcom and the US government. As you almost certainly already know, Dotcom is fighting extradition from New Zealand to the US to face a bunch of charges concerning criminal copyright infringement. Show More Summary

3 Count: International Shipment

Kim Dotcom loses appeal to keep his data in New Zealand, Miguel gives Billy Corgan songwriting credit and NPR leaves the MIC Coalition.

Kim Dotcom’s Seized Data Could Soon Be in U.S. Hands

Kim Dotcom's battle to stop more of his seized data being sent to the U.S. has suffered a setback. Three Court of Appeal judges today set aside earlier High Court rulings meaning that the Attorney-General can now issue new directions to police enabling the devices to be shipped to the United States. Show More Summary

Prominent Legal Experts Rally Behind Megaupload

A group of prominent legal experts, including the Cato Institute, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Institute for Justice have come out in support of Megaupload and Kim Dotcom. The groups urge the appeals court...Show More Summary

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