Megaupload

Type: Company
Name: Megaupload
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Kim Dotcom's battle for his MegaUpload assets moves to Hong Kong

:49 | By Business News Digital Legal Top StoriesKim Dotcom’s hit back on all things MegaUpload shifted over to Hong Kong earlier this week, where legal reps for the founder of the always controversial former file-transfer service are busy trying to ... [Published Complete Music Update - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Court orders Kim Dotcom to reveal how much money he has

A New Zealand appeals court has ruled that Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom must reveal his financial assets to the Hollywood studios that are suing him for pirating their movies. It upholds a July decision by Justice Patricia Courtney, who ordered Dotcom ... [Published Ars Technica - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Megaupload Founder Ordered to Turn Over Personal Financial Information to Hollywood Studios

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has to share his personal financial information with Hollywood, according to a ruling by the New Zealand High Court. While Hollywood (or rather, those in Hollywood suing him) will be given access to his financial information, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 3 reports

Kim Dotcom Has to Provide Asset List to Hollywood

A New Zealand court has decided to force Dotcom to hand over the list of assets ahead of the trialsKim Dotcom, the Internet mogul who put together Megaupload, has lost the appeal against a court decision and will now have to make a list of all his assets ... [Published Softpedia - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Ever Pirate Music? The FBI Probably Won't Hire You.

Wait! Before you illegallydownload that copy of Justin Bieber's latest hits, you've got toknow something: It could cost you a gig with the FBI.TorrentFreak , a blog dedicated to all things copyright-and piracy-related, reported last week:Monday this week Sacramento ... [Published REASON Online - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

Dotcom’s team claims government charges are ‘imaginary’

Kim Dotcom has been run through the legal mill several times over the past few years, with his company shut down, his assets seized and his home raided in a short period of time. The only real development though in the ongoing and oft-delayed extradition ... [Published KitGuru.net - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dropbox bug deletes user data while syncing from selected folders

Online cloud storage has always been plagued with one issue or another, which eventually affects its users whose data is either compromised, stolen or even deleted. Earlier, iOS cloud storage had a massive leak of celebrity nude photographs which alone ... [Published TweakTown - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Megaupload Founder Accuses Government of Charging Him With 'Nonexistent Crimes'

Lawyers for Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom have filed a response to the U.S. government's attempt to size his assets, saying that it is trying to claim his property and charge him with a crime that is non-existent under current U.S. laws about copyright ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kim Dotcom Live Stream: Megaupload Founder Speaks To New Yorker About File Sharing, Digital Privacy

Kim Dotcom, Megaupload founder and Internet entrepreneur, will speak with the New Yorker in a live interview scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Dotcom is fighting an extradition request that would bring him to the U.S. from New Zealand over alleged copyright ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Kim Dotcom fights to keep his fortune secret in Hollywood copyright battle | Technology

Kim Dotcom is back in court trying to keep the details of his wealth a secret from five Hollywood film studios. The internet entrepreneur and founder of filesharing site Megaupload, who is facing extradition from New Zealand to the US over alleged copyright ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Dotcom exit puts Baboom's A$4.5 mln pre-IPO offer on hold

BusinessDesk – 4 minutes 48 seconds ago![CDATA[Oct. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom's exit from the share register of online music service Baboom has put plans to raise A$4.5 million in a pre-float offer on hold.Dotcom's family trust, ... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 3 reports

Kim Dotcom fired from the music service that he helped create

If you're famous for being the most hated man in music, it might be hard to convince musicians that you're on their side. That's the problem facing Baboom , the music streaming service started by Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom . Now, however, the company ... [Published Engadget - Oct 02 2014]

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...has four of his five children with Mrs Dotcom, told the New Yorker the raid and the pressure that followed made it difficult to live a normal life. "For me, that is the single biggest negative outcome of all of this - that I've lost my family. I will have my kids grow up with a broken family and I will not be with my wife who I loved, and that's very sad."
A number of major Hollywood movie studios claim MegaUpload and its key operators "facilitated, encouraged, and profited from massive copyright infringement of movies and television shows" before it was shut down in 2012
They are worried that although Dotcom is subject to orders restraining the disposition of assets in New Zealand, he may have assets "that are outside the scope of the criminal restraining orders and is disposing of them"
"If you are accepted to intern at FBI and fail the polygraph you"

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NZ immigration teases Dotcom deportation over d... [Published KitGuru.net - 9 hours ago]
Kim Dotcom's battle for his MegaUpload assets m... [Published Complete Music Update - Oct 30 2014]
Kim Dotcom wants to reclaim HK assets [Published KitGuru.net - Oct 30 2014]
Copywrong [Published Columbia Journalism Review - Oct 29 2014]
The Tycoons Who Lost It All [Published Daily Beast - Oct 26 2014]
Mona wants... $23m [Published New Zealand Herald - Oct 24 2014]
Retro games go mobile [Published TechLife - Oct 23 2014]
Court orders disclosure of Kim Dotcom's wealth ... [Published Electronista - Oct 21 2014]
Court orders Kim Dotcom to reveal how much mone... [Published Ars Technica - Oct 21 2014]
No 'air of reality' in Dotcom's claims [Published New Zealand Herald - Oct 21 2014]
Megaupload Founder Ordered to Turn Over Persona... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 20 2014]
Kim Dotcom Has to Provide Asset List to Hollywood [Published Softpedia - Oct 20 2014]
Dotcom must reveal assets [Published New Zealand Herald - Oct 20 2014]
Dotcom loses appeal on assets reveal [Published stuff.co.nz - Oct 20 2014]
Ever Pirate Music? The FBI Probably Won't Hire ... [Published REASON Online - Oct 16 2014]
Ever Pirate Music? The FBI Probably Won't Hire ... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 16 2014]
YouTube Has Paid $1 Billion To Copyright Holder... [Published Techdirt - Oct 15 2014]
Dotcom’s team claims government charges are ‘im... [Published KitGuru.net - Oct 14 2014]
Iggy Pop takes aim at YouTube and U2 in John Pe... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 14 2014]
Dropbox bug deletes user data while syncing fro... [Published TweakTown - Oct 14 2014]
Megaupload Founder Accuses Government of Chargi... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 14 2014]
Megaupload Say US Gov't Is Trying To Steal Asse... [Published Techdirt - Oct 13 2014]
Kim Dotcom Live Stream: Megaupload Founder Spea... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 11 2014]
Anonymous threatens China over Hong Kong protests [Published The First Post: Latest - Oct 10 2014]
Kim Dotcom fights to keep his fortune secret in... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 09 2014]
Dotcom fights Hollywood knowing his worth (NZ N... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Oct 09 2014]
Dotcom explains his departure from Baboom, Inte... [Published KitGuru.net - Oct 07 2014]
Kim Dotcom Parts Ways with Baboom, the Music Se... [Published Softpedia - Oct 03 2014]
Dotcom exit puts Baboom's A$4.5 mln pre-IPO off... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Oct 03 2014]
Kim Dotcom parts ways with Baboom, sells stake ... [Published Electronista - Oct 02 2014]
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Court orders Kim Dotcom to reveal how much mone... [Published Ars Technica - Oct 21 2014]
A New Zealand appeals court has ruled that Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom must reveal his financial assets to the Hollywood studios that are suing him for pirating their movies. It upholds a July decision by Justice Patricia Courtney, who ordered Dotcom ...
Ever Pirate Music? The FBI Probably Won't Hire ... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 16 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="200" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_10/.gif?h=200&w=267" title="|||" width="267" style="float: right;"/&gt;Wait! Before you illegallydownload that copy of Justin Bieber's latest hits, you've got toknow ...
YouTube Has Paid $1 Billion To Copyright Holder... [Published Techdirt - Oct 15 2014]
Remember those days when YouTube was "killing" the entertainment industry. You don't even have to look back very far. There are artists who still insist that YouTube is killing creativity and is nothing but a den of piracy. Viacom spent years trying ...
Megaupload Say US Gov't Is Trying To Steal Asse... [Published Techdirt - Oct 13 2014]
We've obviously been covering the Megaupload case for many years, noting how surprisingly weak the case against Megaupload and its execs was. The case has been based mostly on a non-existent belief in some form of secondary criminal liability for ...
Kim Dotcom fired from the music service that he... [Published Engadget - Oct 02 2014]
If you're famous for being the most hated man in music, it might be hard to convince musicians that you're on their side. That's the problem facing Baboom, the music streaming service started by Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom. Now, however, the... ...
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