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Kim Dotcom’s Mega returns with New Zealand domain

Kim Dotcom’s Mega returns with New Zealand domain

Kim Dotcom has experienced a few ups and downs in the past couple of weeks. First he announced that he would be launching the successor to Megaupload, simply called "Mega." Before the new site could launch, however, when Gabon's government decided that it didn't want Kim Dotcom to set up shop and suspended the Me.ga domain. That didn't stop Kim Dotcom from trying again though, this time coming up with a new domain for Mega that's based in New Zealand.

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Kim Dotcom’s Me.ga domain killed before new site could launch

Kim Dotcom’s Me.ga domain killed before new site could launch

Kim Dotcom is still fighting a legal battle in New Zealand against the United States over alleged copyright infringement and piracy. Dotcom's website MegaUpload remains closed and the fate of legitimate customer data stored on the company servers remains unclear. Dotcom had said that he would launch a new cloud-storage service in January using the domain Me.ga.

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Dotcom may have been spied on weeks before New Zealand authorities admit

Dotcom may have been spied on weeks before New Zealand authorities admit

The case against Kim Dotcom and his website Megaupload continues to confuse and astound many people who are following the trial. The New Zealand Herald claims to have obtained details showing that telecom engineers working for a technology services company called Gen-I have found evidence that Dotcom's Internet connection at his mansion in New Zealand was being monitored weeks before the New Zealand Government Communications Security Bureau admits to.

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Inquiry into spying on Kim Dotcom ordered by NZ Prime Minister

Inquiry into spying on Kim Dotcom ordered by NZ Prime Minister

We talked a lot about the drama centering on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom. The New Zealand Prime Minister has ordered an official inquiry into claims that the New Zealand Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) unlawfully spied on Dotcom. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has called efforts to intercept communications sent by Dotcom illegal.

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Kim Dotcom promises the launch of Megabox music service this year

Kim Dotcom promises the launch of Megabox music service this year

You might think with the massive legal battle that Kim Dotcom is in the middle of over alleged copyright infringement that the man might be holding off on any new projects. Dotcom, founder of Megaupload.com, has offered up new details on his new "disruptive" music project set to launch before the end of this year. The hint came in the form of tweet from Kim Dotcom.

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Megaupload Dotcom mansion raid video released

Megaupload Dotcom mansion raid video released

We've been talking about the legal drama centering on Megaupload owner Kim Dotcom and other executives with the file sharing company for a while. The legal battle has centered on having Dotcom and other managers of the website extradited to the United States to stand trial for alleged mass copyright infringement. As the case has drawn on, courts have ruled the search warrants used in the raid on Dotcom's home were invalid.

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FBI rations Dotcom Megaupload evidence access

FBI rations Dotcom Megaupload evidence access

Back in May, the judge presiding over the extradition case between Kim Dotcom and the US government ruled that Dotcom was allowed access to the files and information that the FBI held on him. Lawyers from both sides met yesterday to argue exactly what would be handed over, the result being a 40-page document compiled from 22 million emails obtained by the FBI.

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Steve Wozniak supports Kim Dotcom in MegaUpload case

Steve Wozniak supports Kim Dotcom in MegaUpload case

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is backing MegaUpload’s Kim Dotcom and bashing the US piracy case against him for alleged copyright infringement charges. While Dotcom still has yet to be extradited from New Zealand, his assets have been seized by US officials and they’re trying to keep him from paying for a legal defense with his funds.

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