Megaupload, shut down in January 2012, is getting back the data confiscated by the FBI at the time of said shut down. It's a small victory for both founder Kim Dotcom and the users that paid him.
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Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, and others request stays on civil suits pursued by the music and movie industries to prevent their 5th amendment rights being violated in the ongoing criminal cases.
Mega founder Kim DotCom is planning to launch "Megaparty" in time for the New Zealand elections. The eccentric millionaire hopes to get the youth and internet users to be excited about voting.
A judge in New Zealand has ruled the evidence gathered in 2012 by law enforcement in the Megaupload raid can be accessed by its founder Kim Dotcom and his defense team.
Mega founder Kim Dotcom claims he holds the patent for two-factor authentication and says he may sue other companies that are using it, like Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook and more.
Kim Dotcom, the founder of the Mega file-sharing service, posted word today that it now has over 3 million users a month after its official launch, along with over 125 million uploaded files.
People who try to register to use the new Mega file-sharing service with Microsoft's Hotmail and Outlook.com email accounts are apparently not getting back their confirmation emails.
The newly launched Mega file sharing website has pledged to offer new options that will allow users to change their passwords sometime in the future while defending its current security methods.
At the official launch party for his new Mega file-sharing service, Kim Dotcom announced that Mega already has over one million registered users one day after it opened to the general public.
Mega, the cloud-based file serving website, had server issues as it launched to the public earlier today as it had to handle a massive flood of registered users that currently total 250,000.
Some members of the press can now access Kim Dotcom's new Mega file sharing service, which includes the pricing for premium services and word on what features will be added in the next few months.
When Kim Dotcom's upcoming file sharing web service Mega launches on Sunday, it will offer up 50 GB of file storage space for free to its customers, but there's no word yet on premium services.
Kim Dotcom has posted up another screenshot of Mega's interface, which will have an accelerator for uploads and downloads of file for his upcoming cloud service.
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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom will hold a press event for his next website, Mega, at the New Zealand mansion which was raided in January by law enforcement as part of the Megaupload shutdown.
MegaUpload creator Kim Dotcom has posted up some new screenshots of Mega, the successor to his now shut down file sharing website, on his public Twitter account.
Kim Dotcom's extradition to the United States hearing could be pushed all the way back to July 2013, with the family's case reaching box-office proportions in terms of plot twists and turns.
Kim DotCom's new on-line service will have a New Zealand-based domain, the entrepreneur confirms. And it will work with the due respect of the local laws.
Megaupload's successor, Mega, isn't even out the door and is already running into problems. Months before launch it has lost its me.ga domain but owner, Kim Dotcom says a backup was already in place.
Even as Kim Dotcom prepares to launch a successor to his ill-fated Megaupload, he's working on other exciting projects, like building a fiber system for New Zealand - and it's free, at least to ISPs
Kim Dotcom has launched a preview site for 'Mega', the file sharing service that will rise from the ashes of MegaUpload, and which promises to "change the world" when it launches next year.
Kim Dotcom, the founder of the shut down file sharing website MegaUpload, revealed the first details of the site's successor, Mega, even though Dotcom is still facing online piracy charges.
New Zealand's Prime Minister, John Key, apologizes to MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom, after it was found that the country's government illegally spied on Dotcom's activities.
Kim Dotcom, the now-famous internet media mogul, has revealed further details on Megabox. Anyone interested will be disappointed to discover the supposedly revolutionary service is "coming soon".
Megaupload is coming back, and sooner than you think. Founder Kim Dotcom says that the new, decentralized and 'unstoppable' service is 90% coded, and servers are already being deployed.
Kim Dotcom is to receive up to $6,000,000 from the New Zealand government to aid his legal battle for the future. This money will be secured from $10,000,000 in bonds that were frozen back in April.
Kim Dotcom has shared some of his extremely ambitious plans with the internet via his Twitter account, indicating that he isn't going to give up on his goals for the future.
Possible further delays are likely as the New Zealand court has ruled that the FBI must present their evidence of piracy to them before the extradition hearing takes place in March next year.
The founder of MegaUpload, who's been accused of online piracy, is planning to launch his disruptive music service Megabox before the end of this year. And maybe, file sharing site MegaUpload returns
A video showing part of the law enforcement raid in January on the New Zealand-based home of MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom has surfaced, showing more of what happened that day.
Judge David Harvey, one of the judges presiding over the MegaUpload online piracy case, has quit after remarks suggesting he felt the US was the "enemy" were made public.
The extradition hearing for MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom has been pushed back from August to March 2013 in a decision earlier today by a New Zealand judge.
The Motion Picture Association of America has denied the claims of MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom that US Vice President Joe Biden ordered the raid on the file sharing website.
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom claims to have information that shows that US Vice President Joe Biden is the man who ordered the raid on Megaupload, possibly with influence from the MPAA.
A New Zealand judge has ruled that the search warrants used by the FBI in the raid on MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom's mansion were in fact illegal in the biggest defeat yet against the FBI's case.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak now officially says he supports Kim Dotcom and the now shut down file sharing website MegaUpload, a few days after Wozniak visited Dotcom in New Zealand.
MegaUpload's founder Kim Dotcom has recently reactivated his Twitter account and is using it, at least in one message, as a teaser for Megabox, an upcoming music-themed online business.
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom recently got a very special visitor at his New Zealand home: everyone's favorite hacker, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. They even took an Instagram snapshot.
A New Zealand judge has ordered the FBI to start copying a whopping 150 terabytes of data from the computers of MegaUpload's founder Kim Dotcom in preparation for a possible transfer of those files.
After originally opposing the return of any files to users of Megaupload, the servers of which are currently locked down, the MPAA has apparently reversed its stance - but with a caveat.
A judge in New Zealand has given the government of that country and the US three weeks to produce the evidence that they used to charge the organizers of MegaUpload with online piracy.
In a strange move, the FBI has taken Kim Dotcom's data outside of New Zealand without the knowledge of the court and sent it back to the US, despite an order stating it was to remain in the country.
The judge in charge of the MegaUpload online piracy case has told the FBI that it may never come to trial due to the US never having filed criminal papers against the file sharing website.
The Motion Picture Association of America told a federal court that it opposes allowing MegaUpload to buy back its servers, and that it also opposes allowing former users to access their files.
MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom has been given a way to access the Internet once again by a judge, along with access to a pool and the rights to drive to a recording studio to finish an album.
MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom, currently facing charges of online piracy, has been granted a monthly allowance of $60,000 a month plus the use of a car by a judge.
A judge has declared that the order to raid the assets of Kim Dotcom, the founder of the file-sharing web site MegaUpload, was handled incorrectly and has now been declared "null and void."
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom claims in a new interview that the now shut down file sharing web site had accounts that were created by US government officials, including at the Justice Department.
Papers were filed in New Zealand by United States federal prosecutors, seeking the extradition of Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload, and three of his associates.
In his first major interview since his arrest, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom defends the now shut down file sharing web site, saying, "I'm no copyright infringer".