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Flamboyant Megaupload founder unveils file-sharing sequel

Thursday, November 1, 2012 | More »

Like a good Hollywood sequel, Megaupload is back. Kim Dotcom, the founder of the shuttered file-sharing site that housed everything from family photos to blockbuster films, on Thursday announced a new online storage service called Mega that will give users direct control – and responsibility &...

Megaupload Shutdown Unlikely To Deter Piracy

The crackdown on file-sharing site Megaupload is expected to do little to reduce overall piracy of music, software and Hollywood movies, while potentially stifling emerging means of distributing content online. In the wake of last week’s surprising indictment of the digital storage company and...

24 January, 2012 | More »

USA Shuts Megaupload.com, Hackers Retaliate

The U.S. government shut down the Megaupload.com content sharing website, charging its founders and several employees with massive copyright infringement, the latest skirmish in a high-profile battle against piracy of movies and music. The Department of Justice announced the indictment and arrests o...

20 January, 2012 | More »