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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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Jun. 19, 2013

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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 Mar. 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 Jan. 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 Dec. 5, 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 Nov. 21, 2012

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U.S. judge in MegaUpload case partially unseals search warrant

MegaUpload lawyer says redacted documents show U.S. government possessed little to justify seizing domain names or filing criminal charges.

By Nov. 16, 2012

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Kim DotCom: New Zealand will be home to new MegaUpload site

The founder of MegaUpload and accused pirate says that when new cloud storage service goes live, it will be found at Mega.co.nz

By Nov. 12, 2012

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MegaUpload redo is shut down even before debut

The government of Gabon says it plans to suspend the domain name that MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom planned to use to launch a new cloud-storage service.

By Nov. 6, 2012