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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


FileSonic disables file sharing in wake of MegaUpload arrests

Digital locker's service can now only be used to upload and retrieve files users personally uploaded.

By January 22, 2012


New CEO at BlackBerry maker

Popular file-sharing site FileSonic limits use after the MegaUpload arrests, Obama uses Google+ Hangout, and Research In Motion's co-CEOs resign to make way for a new leader.

By January 23, 2012


The 404 977: Where we're getting an upgrade (podcast)

Happy Chinese New Year! Our buddy from the CNET Labs Joseph Kaminski sits in for Wilson while he's out stuffing himself with mooncake and lighting illegal fireworks.

By January 23, 2012


Police seize MegaUpload founder's New Zealand home

Authorities in New Zealand continue to haul away property belonging to Kim DotCom, founder of MegaUpload, who U.S. authorities accuse of piracy and causing over $500 million in damages to copyright owners.

By February 8, 2012


Reprieve: MegaUpload's data safe for two more weeks

MegaUpload's attorney says a deal has been worked out with hosting companies that will give managers time to find a more permanent fix.

By January 30, 2012


Did someone park a tank on Kim DotCom's lawn?

A life-size inflatable tank shows up on the front lawn of the MegaUpload founder's home and nearly sparks a media frenzy.

By January 26, 2012


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


Guns, body armor, and raids: The piracy fight gets dangerous

Police raid the home of MegaUpload's Kim DotCom wielding automatic weapons. Anonymous publishes the Social Security number of a sports promoter who disagrees with them. Are both sides hurting their causes by turning to increasingly tougher tactics?

By February 6, 2012


MegaUpload ripped off YouTube, tried smearing rivals, U.S. says

In the indictment filed in a New Zealand court earlier this month, the U.S. Justice Department says Kim DotCom oversaw an attempt to copy all of YouTube's videos and tried to inform on rivals.

By January 31, 2012