Posts tagged "kim dotcom"

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

MegaUpload Boss Kim Dotcom Founds Internet-Friendly Political Party

Indicted MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom is launching a political party in New Zealand on Monday, the second anniversary of the police raid on his Auckland…
Chris Martins / January 14, 2014

‘Pure Dose of Awesomeness’: Apple’s iTunes Radio Launches Next Week

At last, Apple’s iTunes Radio music streaming service has a firm release date. The Pandora-like service, offering customizable radio stations but not on-demand listening, will…
Marc Hogan / September 10, 2013

Kim Dotcom’s Disembodied Head Vows iTunes-Beating Music Service at SXSW

Watch out, Apple. As the music-streaming business evolves at a pace that has the potential to remake the industry, a self-styled outlaw has taken explicit…
Marc Hogan / March 12, 2013

Kim Dotcom’s Legal Dramedy Possibly Headed to a U.S. Courtroom Near You

Kim Dotcom is one court ruling closer to finding out that, as one of the many songs you used to be able to download via…
Marc Hogan / March 1, 2013

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