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Kim Dotcom Is Almost Entirely Out of Chances to Avoid Being Extradited to the US

Kim Dotcom, the former founder of defunct file hosting service Megaupload and its successor Mega, just lost another court battle to avoid extradition to the US on charges of copyright infringement and fraud. Read More >>

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This Doc About One of The Internet’s Biggest Pirates Actually Made Me Feel Sorry for the Guy

The man who created Megaupload got insanely rich via morally dubious means. So it’s pretty amazing that the new documentary about the German-born hacker-turned-millionaire generates any sympathy. But it does, by sketching out an easy-to-swallow narrative alleging that powerful corporate and government forces systematically set out to destroy his life. Read More >>

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Kim Dotcom Hints at January Return of Megaupload

Despite being embroiled in a number of serious lawsuits, Kim Dotcom has revealed that he’s working on a new file-sharing site that looks set to arrive at the start of next year. He teased the launch in a Twitter update last night: Read More >>

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Megaupload Creator Kim Dotcom Appeals US Extradition Ruling

After years of chasing, threatening, spying and raiding, the US may finally have their man. Kim Dotcom has been deemed eligible to be extradited to the US by a New Zealand court, where he faces up to 20 years behind bars on charges of racketeering and money laundering. Read More >>

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Extradition of Kim Dotcom Begins

The long-delayed extradition hearing of Kim Dotcom has begun in Auckland, New Zealand. It’s expected to last weeks, as he battles against claims from US authorities that he cost music and film companies over $500m. Read More >>

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Kim Dotcom is Taking His Political Party to the US in 2015

Kim Dotcom may be down on his luck, be he's certainly not out. The the German-Finnish internet entrepreneur has now announced that he's taking his Internet Party to the US next year. Read More >>

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Kim Dotcom has Run Out of Money, and Could Go to Jail

Kim Dotcom, founder of MegaUpload and Mega, has said that he is now broke "defenceless" and facing jail. Looks like he didn't manage to sell many copies of his rap album then... Read More >>

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Mega Terminates Mega Founder’s Account for (False) Piracy

Kim Dotcom is probably the most wanted man in the cinema's fight against piracy. He's under investigation by the FBI, and they're trying to extradite him from sunny, safe New Zealand to the States. But those pale in comparison to his latest problem: his account on Mega, the cloud storage site he founded last year, just got terminated. Oops. Read More >>

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Kim Dotcom Good Times Album Review: What a Mess

Following news that Kim Dotcom has launched a new music-streaming service called Baboom, I had a listen to the only available album on the site, Good Times, written and produced by Mr. Dotcom himself. Read More >>

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Kim Dotcom Just Released His Own Electropop Album

Last year, Kim Dotcom released a dance single, and at the time threatened to release an album. Now, as part of the launch of his new music streaming service, the album is here. Read More >>

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Mega’s Raving Loony Kim Dotcom Launches Political Internet Party

This is the purple and disappointingly serious logo of the Internet Party, the latest idea from file-sharing king Kim Dotcom. And it's not the fun sort of party you might expect from the gregarious man, but a proper political one. He wants power. Power over taxes and immigration and what times the bins are collected. Read More >>

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The Megaupload Takedown Killed at Least 10 Million Innocent Files

When Megaupload got taken down two years ago, it took a whole hell of a lot of data with it. And eventually it got obliterated. Some of it was pirate data, sure, but a lot was legit too. And new research shows that, at the very least, ten of million innocent files got the axe. Read More >>

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Kim Dotcom’s No Longer at the Helm of Mega

Kim Dotcom has resigned as Director of Mega to focus on other projects, including a forthcoming music service—and, umm, his ongoing legal battles. [TorrentFreak] Read More >>