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Record labels join movie studios in suing MegaUpload, Dotcom

RIAA lawsuit accuses the defunct file-sharing service of "massive copyright infringement" of music.

By April 10, 2014

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MegaUpload slapped with suit by six major Hollywood studios

The MPAA says the now-defunct file-sharing site should pay millions because it allegedly infringed on copyrighted movies and TV shows, while encouraging others to do the same.

By April 7, 2014

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Hosting service deletes all MegaUpload users' data

The file-sharing service's founder Kim Dotcom takes to Twitter to bash web-hosting company LeaseWeb for deleting millions of users' files.

By June 19, 2013

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MegaUpload will be reborn as Me.ga in January

Kim DotCom, founder of the controversial MegaUpload service, says that the new site avoids violating U.S. copyright law.

By November 1, 2012

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MegaUpload rises from the dead as Mega

Working from his safe haven in New Zealand, Kim DotCom announces a new file-sharing service called Mega, which will be similar to MegaUpload but with a twist.

By October 18, 2012

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MegaUpload's closure boosts movie rentals and sales

A new study shows that in the months following the takedown of Kim DotCom's cyberlocker, online movie revenue increased by 6 percent to 10 percent.

By March 7, 2013

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Feds: MegaUpload was not entrapped

The U.S. government fires back at the file-sharing service's claims that it was deceived by the feds.

By January 14, 2013

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MegaUpload's DotCom gets a peek at government spy records

A New Zealand court orders its government to release records on the illegal surveillance and raid of DotCom's mansion, which may help the MegaUpload founder's case against U.S. extradition.

By December 5, 2012

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Unpacking the MegaUpload mega-conspiracy theories

Secrecy, drama and chaos surround the DOJ's over-the-top takedown of "cyberlocker" MegaUpload and eccentric CEO Kim Dotcom. Here's my guide to two prominent conspiracy theories and where they fall short.

By May 10, 2012

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MegaUpload extradition hearing 'likely' delayed to July

New Zealand prosecutors say the hearing to determine whether MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom can be extradited to the United States may get postponed four months.

By November 21, 2012