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Along with paying millions of dollars, the file-sharing locker is also ordered to introduce copyright filtering technology or cease all operations.
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.
The service is apparently designed to allow users to download tracks, while still helping artists raise cash.
Gottfried Svartholm Warg, co-founder of the controversial file-sharing service, gets booted out of Cambodia and arrested as soon as he lands in Sweden -- on charges of hacking tax records.
Online file storage site FileSonic is no longer online, months after it restricted users' service in the wake of the MegaUpload raid.
Citing an invention called the "Megakey," DotCom says that when users download music for free on the Web site, artists will still earn revenue.
A New Zealand court has ruled that the warrants served on Kim DotCom's home in January were invalid. But at this point, the decision is not a knockout blow to U.S. case against DotCom.
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.
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.
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.