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How The US Government Legally Stole Millions From Kim Dotcom

2 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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

3 Count: Beastie Dismissal

Beastie Boys win decisive ruling against TufAmerica, Perfect 10 ordered to pay Giganews legal fees and U.S. court orders Kim Dotcom assets seized.

U.S. Government Wins Dozens of Millions From Kim Dotcom

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

3 Count: French Decoder

Canadian satellite provider must pay for making its signal easy to pirate, Kim Dotcom gets extra funds and Twitter institutes a revenge porn policy.

NZ Court Orders Release of Some Kim Dotcom Funds

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! ]]

3 Count: 88 Years

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.

Federal Judge: Kim Dotcom Forfeited All His Stuff

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......

U.S. Govt Files For Default Judgment on Dotcom’s Cash and Cars

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

Kim Dotcom Dubbed A "Fugitive" So The US Can Keep His Money

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 »      

U.S. Government Allowed to Keep Kim Dotcom Money

A federal judge agrees that Kim Dotcom fits the definition of a "fugitive" whose property has been seized properly. read more

3 Count: 50 Shades of Censorship

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.

ooVoo and Intel Bring Augmented Reality to Video Chat

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

PayPal deals Mega a body blow

Online payments giant to stop processing payments for Kim Dotcom's file storage and encryption firm, Mega.

US Court Rules That Kim Dotcom Is A 'Fugitive' And Thus DOJ Can Take His Money

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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

Kim Dotcom’s Mega is dropped by PayPal over end-to-end encryption, may adopt Bitcoin instead

Mega, the end-to-end encrypted cloud storage platform founded by mercurial entrepreneur and occasional outlaw Kim Dotcom, is back in the news. This time, the company’s primary adversary is PayPal, which earlier this week cancelled its payments processing contract. Show More Summary

Kim Dotcom is running out of money, and his wife has run off with a 17-year-old boy

German internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has been dealt another financial blow after PayPal stopped processing customer payments for his cloud storage site MEGA. The company published a blog post on Thursday that said payments have ceased...Show More Summary

3 Count: Unclean Slate

Robin Thicke takes the stand in the Blurred Lines trial, Kim Dotcom asks the court for more money and former revenge porn king wants to be forgotten.

‘Destitute’ Kim Dotcom Begs High Court For Millions

Kim Dotcom was in court today pleading for access to his seized assets. A reportedly "destitute" Dotcom asked for the release of US$152,000 a month for living expenses and as much as US$3m for legal fees. The Megaupload founder said if funds aren't forthcoming, living in a mansion may no longer be an option. Show More Summary

Kim Dotcom Is Rambling About Starting His Own Internet

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The last time we left Kim Dotcom, he was busy poising himself as "Hilary's worst nightmare in 2016 " with a brand new pretend political party, the Internet Party. Now, our future President Dotcom is busy rambling to his eventual constituents on Twitter about starting his very own Internet. You know, just as soon as he gets enough money to do something about it. Read more...

One of Kim Dotcom's swans was 'murdered' on Sunday

Kim Dotcom, the famed German internet entrepreneur and copyright piracy king, posted a graphic image on Twitter at the weekend that he says shows one of his swans was "murdered." Dotcom tweeted a photo of the pet swan lying bloodied on a lawn on Sunday. Show More Summary

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