The owner of the now-defunct Megaupload file sharing site still has one more chance though.
Dotcom, founder of file-sharing site MegaUpload, is suing for damages over the destruction of his business and damage to his reputation.
The founder of Megaupload tries to stop the seizure of millions of dollars worth of assets by the US government, but the nation's highest court rejects his bid.
The Megaupload founder contested the US government's seizure of $40 million from his overseas accounts.
The Justice Department wants to keep millions of dollars worth of seized assets, citing the Megaupload founder's fugitive status.
After years in court, the US Government may soon have their Piracy Enemy No. 1 on home soil.
The controversial file-sharing figure isn't letting his long-running legal woes stop him from creating another Megaupload-style service.
RIAA lawsuit accuses the defunct file-sharing service of "massive copyright infringement" of music.
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.
Cloud-storage provider Mega aims to list on the New Zealand stock exchange, even as its founder faces possible extradition to the US over online piracy charges.
Driven by both a justified concern over home-produced plastic firearms and a desire to explore the potential for cheaper police weapons, German law enforcement picks up a 3D printer.
The MegaUpload founder tweets that he's looking for partners and fund managers to kick off funding for privacy-focused startups.