Posts tagged "megaupload"

Record Labels Sue Megaupload and Founder Kim Dotcom

Two years after Megaupload shut down with the arrest of its founder Kim Dotcom, the former file-sharing service and its boss keep getting hit with…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2014

Kim Dotcom’s MEGA File-Sharing Network Adds Pirate-Friendly Search Engine

MEGA? More like Megaupload. Kim Dotcom’s new file-sharing service now has a search engine, Wired reports. The addition brings MEGA closer to the hilariously narcissistic…
Marc Hogan / January 31, 2013

Kim Dotcom Christens MEGA File-Hosting Network With Fake FBI Raid

Even if you despise Kim Dotcom, a.k.a German web entrepreneur Kim Schmitz, you have to admire the former MegaUpload czar’s flair for theatricality. Exactly one…
Daniel Kreps / January 21, 2013

Down By Law: The Year Downloading Took a Dive

In the early dawn hours of January 20, 2012, in a small village on the outskirts of Auckland, New Zealand, heavily armed police (with hel…
David Peisner / December 14, 2012

Downloaders Beware: Copyright Alert System Arises as Torrent Sites Enter the Cloud

And the war over copyright infringement on the Internet wages on, with the last couple of days revealing tactical moves from both sides of the…
Chris Martins / October 19, 2012