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 […]
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 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
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
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
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
MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom is claiming that his newest site, Mega.co.nz, 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
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
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
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 TechDirt.com Earlier this year, we covered a very troubling situation involving Kim Dotcom and the...
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
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 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
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
Tech mogul Kim Dotcom has appealed a US court ruling that seized vast amounts of his property and assets, including millions of dollars worth of cash, TVs, jet skis, luxury watches and sports cars. Dotcom filed an appeal on Wednesday...Show More Summary
Megaupload lawyers: "Claimants have been convicted of no crime."
Break.com is sued over copyright infringement, Kim Dotcom appeals to get his money back and Sony wins fight against Beatles documentary.
A brief to the 4th Circuit argues the judge erred in asserting jurisdiction and interpreting whether Kim Dotcom was a fugitive. read more
In an effort to reclaim an estimated $67 million in assets, Megaupload's legal team has appealed the forfeiture the U.S. Government won earlier this year. The filing refutes the claim that Kim Dotcom and his former colleagues are fugitives, and warns of the dangerous precedent the District Court ruling will set. Show More Summary