Megaupload articles

Kim Dotcom eligible for extradition to US, court rules

A New Zealand court has ruled that Kim Dotcom, the larger-than-life founder of the now-defunct Megaupload, is eligible to be extradited to the US. Along with three co-defendants, Dotcom faces charges including money laundering, criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to…

LeaseWeb responds to MegaUpload data deletion

Earlier this week, Kim Dotcom expressed outrage that MegaUpload data had been abruptly wiped from 690 LeaseWeb servers containing huge amounts of data from the now defunct online storage site’s European customers. LeaseWeb has responded with a statement explaining why they…

MegaUpload now set to relaunch as mega.co.nz

After Kim Dotcom was denied the possibility of resurrecting MegaUpload as Me.ga, the controversial figure blasted the U.S. and Vivendi for their opposing views and global reach. Dotcom added that Mega was well-prepared for this contingency however, with a number of…