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Friday Apr 18 | Stories

MPAA and RIAA Members Had Hundreds of Megaupload Accounts

Does it make you uncomfortable that Kim Dotcom is getting his assets back ? The good news is if you join his political party you'll be treated to racetrack rentals and mansion picnics.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

TechNewsWorld

Chinese Company Creates 3D-Printed Houses

Today in international tech news: A Chinese company creates 3D-printed houses; Kim Dotcom could get his seized stuff back; a high-profile Chinese blogger is jailed; and a European utility company will sell Google's Nest Learning Thermostat.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Kim Dotcom

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom.

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Reuters

TIMELINE-Megaupload founder and suspected online pirate enters politics

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, facing extradition from New Zealand to the United States to face online piracy charges, is cast variously as commercial visionary, digital martyr, online freedom campaigner, swindler and thief.

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The Hartford Courant

Timeline: Megaupload founder and suspected online pirate enters politics

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom , facing extradition from New Zealand to the United States to face online piracy charges, is cast variously as commercial visionary, digital martyr, online freedom campaigner, swindler and thief.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

RollingStone

RIAA Revs Up Lawsuit Against Megaupload

The giant square jaw of illegal music downloading belongs, these days, to Kim Dotcom, the German former hacker whose Megaupload.com allegedly enabled sharing of $500 million worth of copyrighted material.

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Related Topix: Kim Dotcom, US News, Startups, Napster, Psychology, Science, Music, Entertainment

Silicon Alley Insider

Kim Dotcom Threw Another Epic Pool Party This Weekend [PHOTOS]

Kim Dotcom, founder of defunct file-sharing site Megaupload, is one of the most wanted cyber-fugitives in the world, but that isn't keeping him from throwing a good party.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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RIAA Suing Megaupload For "Massive Copyright Theft"

Just days after the MPAA filed lawsuit against Kim Dotcom and associates, the RIAA has decided to jump on the bandwagon too.

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Lincoln Daily News

Music labels follow movie studios in suing Megaupload

Four music labels filed a copyright infringement lawsuit on Thursday against the file-sharing website Megaupload and its founder Kim Dotcom, three days after several major movie studios did the same.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Record Labels File Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Megaupload

On Thursday, the major record labels including Warner Music, Universal Music, Sony Music and Capitol Records filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Megaupload, Kim Dotcom , Mathias Ortmann and Bram Van Der Kolk .

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Yahoo!

Copyright allegations 'false': Dotcom

Allegations made by six major Hollywood film studios that file-sharing website Megaupload was designed to profit from copyright infringement are "completely false", its New Zealand-based founder Kim Dotcom says.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

MediaPost

MPAA Sues Megaupload For Copyright Infringement

The defunct cyberlocker Megaupload and its embattled founder, Kim Dotcom, were hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit this week by the Motion Picture Association of America.

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ContactMusic.com

Who The Heck Is Kim Dotcom?

Universal and Disney are just a couple of the studios suing Megaupload founder, Kim Dotcom.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

TechNewsWorld

Courtroom Drama: Hollywood Sues Megaupload

Today in international tech news: Six Hollywood studios are banding together to sue Megaupload, once ground zero for online file-sharing.

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Related Topix: Kim Dotcom, North Korea, World News, Asia, Microsoft, Startups, US News, Journalism

Mon Apr 07, 2014

GigaOM

Movie studios sue Megaupload for millions over downloaded Hollywood hits

The owner of notorious file-locker site Megaupload is fight an extradition battle with the U.S. Now, Hollywood studios are piling on.

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Ars Technica

Mega pile-on: MPAA sues Kim Dotcom, who's already facing criminal charges

Kim Dotcom became the Internet's most widely known fugitive in 2012 when his New Zealand home was raided and he was hit with criminal copyright charges for running the popular website Megaupload.

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Engadget

Major movie studios finally file a lawsuit against Megaupload and Kim Dotcom

We're not sure what took so long, but the MPAA just announced that major movie studios have filed a civil lawsuit against former filesharing site Megaupload and the people who ran it.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Studios Launch Lawsuit Against Megaupload

As Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom awaits word on whether he will be extradited to the United States to face criminal prosecution for copyright and racketeering, the big studios aren't waiting any longer.

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Deadline

Studios Slam Megaupload With Mega-Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Over two years since notorious cyberlocker Megaupload was shut down on January 19, 2012, Hollywood today has gone on the legal offensive.

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Related Topix: Kim Dotcom, Media, Paramount Pictures

Wall Street Journal

Kim Dotcom Takes Next Political Step

WELLINGTON, New Zealand-Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has taken another step toward mainstream politics: The Internet Party he founded has applied to be registered.

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