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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


Obama may have talked Kim DotCom with New Zealand PM

There are conflicting reports about whether New Zealand's prime minister chatted privately with President Obama about the MegaUpload case.

By November 20, 2012


How to download videos from YouTube, Vimeo, and more

Check out these three ways to download video from Web sites like YouTube and Vimeo.

By March 28, 2012


U.S. says MegaUpload's hosting service is no innocent bystander

Carpathia Hosting says it shouldn't have to heft costs of preserving MegaUpload's data, but U.S. attorney suggests managers should have predicted that partnering with a pirate site would be expensive.

By April 14, 2012


FBI charges MegaUpload operators with piracy crimes

Seven people accused of operating the site and committing acts of online piracy were named in an indictment. Four people--including Kim DotCom, aka Kim Schmitz--have been arrested in New Zealand.

By January 19, 2012


Megaupload settles copyright suit with porn studio

One of the world's largest Internet-file storage services has ended a fight instigated by Perfect 10, a litigious porn studio. But Megaupload's copyright troubles may not be over.

By November 3, 2011


The mystery man behind Megaupload piracy fight

A 300-pound hacker, street racer, and convicted computer criminal is allegedly menacing filmmakers. The founder of Megaupload, a service accused in a lawsuit of encouraging illegal file sharing, is a character right out of a studio script.

By August 4, 2011


Porn site dings Megaupload in copyright case

Perfect 10, which has a lackluster record fighting copyright cases, is taking on one of the largest, most mysterious, and highly controversial sources of pirated video on the Web.

By August 2, 2011


Find your favorite clips with these video search engines

If you want to find some cool videos on the Web, look no further than video search engines. They all offer something worth trying out.

By July 7, 2009