As the battle over Kim Dotcom's fate continues, the entrepreneur was back in court today appealing the decision not to delay a June extradition hearing. But while Dotcom enjoyed support from a reported 10-strong legal team, former Megaupload colleague Finn Batato appeared lawyerless amid an application for legal aid. Show More Summary
Jay Z wins lawsuit against his former sound engineer, Disney fails again to toss lawsuit over Frozen trailer and Kim Dotcom faces deportation.
Will driving 93 mph in a 30 mph zone be the undoing of a copyright fugitive?
Kim Dotcom has been fighting extradition to the US for five years, but it's a minor driving offence that could be his final undoing. The famed German internet entrepreneur has spent millions battling the world's biggest copyright infringement lawsuit. Show More Summary
Even as Kim Dotcom spends millions fighting extradition to the U.S., a relatively minor issue could see him kicked out of New Zealand in a matter of weeks. When applying for residency in 2010, Dotcom failed to declare a dangerous driving speeding conviction, a matter that could now escalate into deportation from the country. Show More Summary
A federal court in Virginia has granted Megaupload's request to place the cases filed by the music and movie companies on hold for another six months. The request was made after the New Zealand extradition hearings of Kim Dotcom and his colleagues were postponed several times. Show More Summary
About a month ago we covered the basics of the lawsuit by which the US government was seeking to keep pretty much all of Kim Dotcom's assets, despite the fact that Dotcom himself hasn't been tried -- and, in fact, it hasn't even been determined if he can be extradited to the United States (a country he's never visited). Show More Summary
Beastie Boys win decisive ruling against TufAmerica, Perfect 10 ordered to pay Giganews legal fees and U.S. court orders Kim Dotcom assets seized.
The U.S. Government has won its civil forfeiture case against Megaupload and Kim Dotcom. As a result, the U.S. now owns Kim Dotcom's bank accounts, cars, art and other property worth dozens of millions of dollars. Megaupload's founder describes the ruling as unjust and says his team will file an appeal at a higher court. Show More Summary
Canadian satellite provider must pay for making its signal easy to pirate, Kim Dotcom gets extra funds and Twitter institutes a revenge porn policy.
Kim Dotcom has had a few setbacks in U.S. and New Zealand courts recently. Today he won a round in New Zealand. The court released funds from his frozen assets to pay his legal fees and living expenses. His legal fees are around $4 million. $12... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
U.S. gov't moves to seize all of Kim Dotcom's assets, Freeplay Music hits back against 2 YouTube MCNs and Wu-Tang to release single copy of next album.
You remember Kim Dotcom, right? The larger-than-life Internet entrepreneur from New Zealand, via Germany? The guy who changed his last name to "Dotcom" and made a mint operating the website Mega Upload? The U.S. government alleged Mega Upload wasn't the "digital locker" Dotcom claimed it was, but rather a website......
After a U.S. court ruled that Kim Dotcom is not entitled to contest the forfeiture of his assets because he is a "fugitive" facing extradition, the government has just tightened the noose. In a filing before the same court yesterday, the U.S. Show More Summary
Mega and Kim Dotcom have had a rough time of it, with complex ongoing legal battles that have sapped his few remaining funds. Part of the problem is that US holds all his money and assets and are doing their best to keep it all for themselves. More »
A federal judge agrees that Kim Dotcom fits the definition of a "fugitive" whose property has been seized properly. read more
Kim Dotcom can't contest seized assets in the U.S., Power Rangers fan film back online after new agreement and 50 Shades pirates get a surprise.
The video chat market is beginning to open up to more participants; each new service attempts to offer something unique. Skype’s Qik service allows ephemeral messaging. Kim Dotcom’s Mega service offers secured video chat. And ooVoo,Show More Summary
Online payments giant to stop processing payments for Kim Dotcom's file storage and encryption firm, Mega.
In the long, convoluted and complex legal battles facing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, there was some bizarre stuff that happened late last year. As you may recall, early on, the US government seized basically all of his stuff and money. Show More Summary