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Kim Dotcom’s defense will not be allowed to view U.S. government’s evidence against him

Kim Dotcom could be packing his bags and heading to a U.S. courtroom in the near future. The accused Internet piracy king has been fighting an extradition motion seeking to move him from New Zealand to the United States to face trial Continue reading

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Poor life choice? Tattoos of logos from dot-com boom

The dotcom bubble may have burst long ago, but some of its lingering effects are permanently etched on the backsides, forearms and foreheads of a few human billboards. Continue reading

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Kim Dotcom vows that new Megaupload will have ironclad legal protection

Kim Dotcom has learned his lesson and is lawyering up to ensure that when his next-generation Megaupload website launches, it won’t be vulnerable to any legal challenges. Posting on his Twitter account on Monday, Dotcom said that he is working “24/7 with lawyers, developers, designers, investors & partners” to create the “ultimate” version of Megaupload that would be free of the legal controversies that had dogged the previous version of the site. Continue reading

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FBI believed Kim Dotcom had a ‘doomsday device’ capable of erasing all piracy evidence

Sane people may be wondering why the New Zealand government utilized its elite counterterrorism unit to raid Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s mansion. Continue reading

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Dotcom judge steps down after joking US is ‘enemy’

A New Zealand judge has stepped down from overseeing the extradition case of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom after jokingly referring to the United States as “the enemy.” Continue reading

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Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom Returns to Twitter, Promotes ‘Megabox’

Kim Dotcom, the quixotic millionaire founder of file-sharing service Megaupload who’s wanted for extradition to the U.S., returned to Twitter this week to prove to the world he’s still creating new platforms despite his entanglements with law enforcement. Continue reading

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Kim Dotcom’s money won him New Zealand residency

In the eyes of New Zealand immigration authorities in 2010, Kim Dotcom’s money trumped his criminal past. Continue reading

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US prosecutors file for extradition of Kim Dotcom

Federal prosecutors in the United States have filed papers in New Zealand seeking the extradition of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues, whom they accuse of making a fortune by helping Internet users share files illegally. Continue reading

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Kim Dotcom vows to beat internet piracy accusations

In his first interviews since his January arrest in New Zealand, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom says he will prevail in what he calls a “political” internet piracy case against him. Continue reading

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Summary Box: Megaupload founder vows to prevail

SHOWDOWN: Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom says he will prevail in what he calls a “political” Internet piracy case against him. Continue reading

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