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.
RIAA lawsuit accuses the defunct file-sharing service of "massive copyright infringement" of music.
The file-sharing service's founder Kim Dotcom takes to Twitter to bash web-hosting company LeaseWeb for deleting millions of users' files.
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.
Kim DotCom, founder of the controversial MegaUpload service, says that the new site avoids violating U.S. copyright law.
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.
The U.S. government fires back at the file-sharing service's claims that it was deceived by the feds.
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.
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.
MegaUpload lawyer says redacted documents show U.S. government possessed little to justify seizing domain names or filing criminal charges.