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Who wants to live tweet the revolution?

Kim Dotcom is working hard to keep himself out of jail. [more inside]
posted by dimejubes on Aug 17, 2014 - 30 comments

Poets and fanatics will be known

Security alert: notes from the frontline of the war in cyberspace Jon Ronson interviews Andrew Auernheimer aka weev, Kim Dotcom, 'Troy' from Anonymous and Mercedes Haefer
posted by fearfulsymmetry on May 4, 2013 - 17 comments

Is Kim Dotcom Ayn Rand's love child?

Kim Dotcom: suddenly a portly, shady, German entrepreneur becomes a New Zealand folk hero. Or does he? As it becomes clear that there was something dodgy(pdf) about those search warrants, and the charm offensive bears fruit, questions arise. [more inside]
posted by i_am_joe's_spleen on Aug 11, 2012 - 51 comments

It starts with you and me, we will make history.

Kim Dotcom - Mr President (SLYT)
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Jul 24, 2012 - 34 comments

Kim DotCom Fights Back

Kim DotCom Search Warrant Ruled Illegal [more inside]
posted by snaparapans on Jun 28, 2012 - 32 comments

Mega Load of Something

Three months after file sharing site Megaupload was shut down (previously), and charged with criminal copyright violations by the DOJ, the judge has expressed doubt that the case will go to trial because the company has not been served with criminal papers. US-based lawyer for Megaupload Ira Rothken: "We don't believe Megaupload can be served in a criminal matter because it is not located within the jurisdiction of the United States." [more inside]
posted by bigZLiLk on Apr 22, 2012 - 43 comments

Mega audacious

MegaUpload is currently being portrayed by the MPAA and RIAA as one of the world’s leading rogue sites. But top music stars including P Diddy, Will.i.am, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg and Kanye West disagree and are giving the site their full support in a brand new song. TorrentFreak caught up with the elusive founder of MegaUpload, Kim Dotcom, who shrugged off “this rogue nonsense” and told us he wants content owners to get paid. “It works like an ad blocker but instead of blocking ads we show ads coming from Megaclick, our ad network,” says Kim. “This way we will generate enough ad revenue to provide free premium services and licensed content so that our users can have it for free.
posted by finite on Dec 9, 2011 - 73 comments

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