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Megaupload co-founder bailed, Dotcom trial date soon

Megaupload co-founder bailed, Dotcom trial date soon

This week the co-founder of Megaupload, Mathias Ortmann has been freed on bail after his arrest along with the rest of the Megaupload inner circle nearly a month ago. Ortmann's trial date was supposed to have taken place on the 26th of January but his own estimates on his finances did not match up with cash earned from basic Megaupload funds between 2005 and 2011 - while he noted he's made $17.5 million from the service over the past 6 years, he'd had $3.5 million more than that completely unaccounted for. This morning it appears that they've been able to explain the discrepancy because Ortmann has been released on bail.

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Get all The Pirate Bay in a 90MB download

Get all The Pirate Bay in a 90MB download

If you are the sort who likes to download your movies, music, and other stuff from places like The Pirate Bay, you can grab your very own copy of the pirate website right now. Back in January, I mentioned that The Pirate Bay was making some changes from directly hosting torrent files to magnetic links. The change was to make the site require less bandwidth and to allow fans to be able to download and host their own version locally as a way to avoid authorities seeking to take the site off-line.

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MegaUpload’s takedown by the numbers

MegaUpload’s takedown by the numbers

Believe it or not, it was and is possible to track the traffic that MegaUpload and the rest of the piracy-laden file-sharing groups out there have compared to the rest of the web. A series of studies have been conducted by a few sources we're checking out today and the results are staggering, depending on how you look at it, with the first giant being the one hour following the January 19th raid of MegaUpload. In that one hour, the entirety of the Internet lost between 2 and 3 precent of its total volume in traffic.

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Gotham City Impostors launched, Batman FPS chaos ensues

Gotham City Impostors launched, Batman FPS chaos ensues

One of the wackiest looking and feeling games to have been released in what seems like forever has been officially brought out of Beta yesterday and today, rolling out to the PC, Xbox 360, and Playstation 3 in turn. This game is a download-only game but looks to be a gigantic bash of a good time hit as the waves created by the smash hit game Gotham City is scooped up here in a comedic rendition of what would happen if Batman was no more. It's a first person shooter this time around, Batfriends, and noone is safe!

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Neil Young to continue Steve Jobs music legacy

Neil Young to continue Steve Jobs music legacy

One of the most famous musicians of all time, Neil Young, spoke this week with Peter Kafka and Walt Mossberg of AllThingsD about the future of digital music, and how he'd be continuing Steve Jobs legacy in pioneering for it. A device which allows you to download music with the highest possible resolution is what Young aims to create. This device will allow ultra high-fidelity audio downloads, and because of Young's talks with Jobs on the matter before he died, Young wasted no time invoking his name to spread the word about it.

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Gog.com brings Square Enix games to downloadable catalog

Gog.com brings Square Enix games to downloadable catalog

Gog.com has struck a new deal with Square Enix to bring some of the most iconic games of a generation to its digital download platform. It is one of the biggest scores yet for the nascent online PC game store. Gog, whose slogan is "Good Old Games," will begin with Deus Ex and Hitman, and promises more of Square Enix's incredibly heralded games will be added to the list in the coming weeks.


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Firefox 8 up for FTP download now

Firefox 8 up for FTP download now

It's time to upgrade your Firefox web browser, ladies and gentlemen, and it won't be the same peaches and cream automatic update you're used to - this one's FTP. That means Mozilla has the files you need to update your Firefox to the next version, but at the moment you'll have to manually download them from their servers and load it up yourself. In the near future (November 8th to be precise) you'll have the automatic download working, so no worries if you don't feel like traveling down the dark path.

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