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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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RapidShare, MediaFire distance themselves from MegaUpload

RapidShare and MediaFire are defending themselves against accusations that their cyberlocker services violate copyright, but copyright owners say they're largely unimpressed.

By April 19, 2012

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Bail denied again for MegaUpload's Kim DotCom

The founder of the cyberlocker service will remain in jail at least until his extradition hearing is held on Feb. 22.

By February 3, 2012

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MegaUpload to court: Put civil cases against us on hold

MegaUpload lawyers want the court to hold up civil suits filed in March against the cyberlocker service until the criminal charges filed by the U.S. are resolved.

By May 10, 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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MPAA wants more criminal cases brought against 'rogue' sites

A Paramount Pictures exec says the studios continue to make criminal referrals against cyberlocker services dedicated to enabling piracy, and he identifies the top five "rogue" sites.

By March 31, 2012

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Bail denied for MegaUpload's Kim DotCom

The founder of the cyberlocker service must stay in police custody in New Zealand until February 22, when an extradition hearing is expected. The U.S. has accused DotCom of masterminding a massive criminal piracy operation, and it wants him brought to Virginia to stand trial.

By January 24, 2012

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Hotfile forks over $80 million to settle MPAA copyright suit

Along with paying millions of dollars, the file-sharing locker is also ordered to introduce copyright filtering technology or cease all operations.

By December 3, 2013

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FileSonic goes offline

Online file storage site FileSonic is no longer online, months after it restricted users' service in the wake of the MegaUpload raid.

By September 3, 2012

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EFF to federal court: Return MegaUpload data now

The government seized MegaUpload's user data and one former user has run out of patience with negotiations to decide what should be done with it. He wants a federal court to order that his footage be returned.

By May 25, 2012