In January, MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom was little more than antipiracy road kill.
Six months later, DotCom is making a comeback.
The United States accused MegaUpload, a once popular cloud storage locker, of being a massive piracy operation. Seven company managers, including DotCom were charged with criminal copyright violations, conspiracy, money laundering and wire fraud. The defendants denied wrongdoing but they seemed headed for long prison sentences.