Kim Dotcom says he is broke, facing jail

2014-11-26 08:59

Internet mogul Kim Dotcom, accused of pocketing more than $175m from pirated copies of movies and other material, says he is broke and facing jail in New Zealand.

Gabon to suspend new Megaupload site

2012-11-07 13:00

Gabon has said it was suspending the website, which internet tycoon Kim Dotcom had planned to use to launch a new version of Megaupload.

Megaupload founder plans site reboot

2012-10-11 19:08

In a move bound to provoke US prosecutors, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is planning to launch a replacement of his shuttered website.

Megaupload boss plans music service

2012-08-15 09:01

Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom has announced plans to launch a new online music venture as he prepares to fight a US attempt to extradite him from New Zealand.

Megaupload boss raps Obama in protest

2012-07-24 10:41

Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom has launched an online song attacking US President Barack Obama and urging supporters not to vote for the US leader.

Megaupload boss challenges FBI

2012-07-11 09:15

Kim Dotcom, at the centre of a US investigation into online piracy and fraud, has said he was willing to go to the US to clear his name.

Megaupload boss takes to Twitter

2012-07-06 13:26

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has taken to Twitter as a self-styled "freedom fighter" as he waits to find out if the US can extradite him.

Megaupload boss back online

2012-04-02 07:48

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has been allowed back on the internet while under house arrest in New Zealand.

Megaupload boss granted bail

2012-02-22 07:29

Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom has been freed on bail in a surprise move, after a New Zealand judge dismissed fears he would flee the country.

Megaupload founder denies piracy

2012-01-23 07:44

The founder of file-sharing site has appeared in a New Zealand court and demanded to be released from prison.


Dotcom decries 'largest data massacre'

2013-06-20 10:04

The founder of the outlawed Megaupload file-sharing site has denounced "the largest data massacre in internet history" after a European firm wiped 630 servers.

Megaupload boss aims to lie low

2012-11-06 08:26

Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom has vowed to lie low as he awaits a US attempt to extradite him from New Zealand.

New Zealand PM: Agents spied unlawfully

2012-09-24 14:49

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has ordered an inquiry into government agents spying "unlawfully" while assisting police in the lead up to the arrest of Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom.

Police beat me - Megaupload founder

2012-08-07 10:29

Kim Dotcom, the founder of the Megaupload online file-sharing site accused New Zealand police punched and kicked him during a raid on his mansion.

Megaupload: Don't be afraid, Hollywood

2012-07-19 12:32

Kim Dotcom, the founder of the Megaupload, has accused Hollywood of being frightened of the internet and lobbying the US government to vilify him.

Megaupload extradition case delayed

2012-07-10 10:30

Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom's extradition case against US authorities has been delayed amid legal wrangling in New Zealand over evidence disclosure.

Megaupload boss wants computers back

2012-05-22 17:27

The founder of Megaupload file-sharing site has asked a New Zealand judge to return 135 computers and hard drives seized by police when they arrested him.

Megaupload boss to remain on bail

2012-02-29 14:35

Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom has won a legal battle to remain free on bail in New Zealand while US authorities seek his extradition.

3rd Megaupload accused gets bail

2012-02-15 08:26

A third man accused of taking part in Megaupload internet piracy along with Kim Dotcom, has been released on bail.

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