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How Kim Dotcom became Hollywood's biggest villain

A "60 Minutes" report this Sunday will look at the lavish life of the Megaupload founder and why the entertainment industry considers him to be the world's No. 1 pirate. Here's a preview.

By Jan. 3, 2014


James Spader cast as villain in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

"The Blacklist" star will play bad guy Ultron in Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron," directed by Joss Whedon and arriving in theaters on May 1, 2015.

By Aug. 29, 2013


Mustached villain challenges Seattle's superhero

Some of you may not know about Seattle's superhero Phoenix Jones, but a fictional villain named Rex Velvet knows about the citizen vigilante and wants to do something about it.

By May. 2, 2012


Amazon's the villain, not Apple, book sellers say

The DOJ should be after Amazon for illegal business practices, not Apple and the major book publishers, say many of the people who filed public comments on the issue. Of course, lots of them are bookstore owners.

By Jul. 23, 2012


U.S. government also a villain in piracy act story

The MPAA has presented the U.S. House of Representatives with a custom-crafted bill designed to put the Internet fully under the control of the industries it represents. And our government has aided and abetted along the way for years. Time for a revolution?

By Oct. 31, 2011


The real villain in PowerPoint sex-rating 'scandal'

Duke graduate creates a PowerPoint in which she rates her sexual experiences with various men. It goes viral and some students criticize her actions. Who's to blame?

By Oct. 8, 2010


Music lounging for the arch villain

A surround-sound chair that Dr. Evil would lust after

By Feb. 1, 2007


A power tube amp for the arch villain

Chrome-finished gadget would make Dr. Evil proud.

By Sep. 11, 2007


Industrial Light & Magic makes a villain

CNET's Veronica Belmont talks to two digital artists about how they created Davy Jones for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. The result is some light, some industry and a lot of digital "magic."

Nov. 1, 2007


Craigslist hands over the name of a villain who didn't feel like going to the Oscars

A judge has ruled that Craigslist has to reveal the ID of a man who tried to see Oscar tickets on its site.

By Jul. 24, 2008