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Kim Dotcom offers $5M (£3M) for whistleblower help

Dotcom offers $5M (£3M) for whistleblower help

Megaupload's founder is offering mega-bucks to anybody who can help him prove his long-argued contention that Hollywood studios illegally set US authorities on him.

"David vs Goliath & Godzilla" - Hollywood files lawsuit against Megaupload

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The Kim Dotcom/Megaupload mega-saga continues, with six mammoth movie studios filing suit against what they say is the former file-sharing site's mega-monster-mind-numbingly-massive copyright infringement.

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom gets back some of his seized property, and receives right to see evidence against him

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom gets back some of his seized property, and receives right to see evidence against him

Kim Dotcom has won back the right to see all the evidence against him - before, rather than after, his possible extradition to the US to answer charges of racketeering, money laundering, online piracy and copyright infringement.

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

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In case you missed anything, here's everything we wrote in the past seven days.

Kim Dotcom's Megaupload saga takes another turn - FBI wins appeal in extradition case

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The Kim Dotcom saga took yet another turn today when the New Zealand Court of Appeal knocked back one of the big fella's earlier minivictories again US law enforcers.

Paul Ducklin takes you through the timeline of the story so far, and tries to guess what happens next...

Monday review - the hot 24 stories of the week

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It's weekly roundup time.

Here's everything we've written in the past seven days.

Kim Dotcom's coders hacking on Mega's cryptography even as we speak - true "perpetual beta" style

Kim Dotcom's new venture, Mega, wants to shield itself from accusations of failing to take action against piracy.

It does so by using cryptography to make sure it doesn't see, and indeed cannot tell, what you've uploaded. But you have to get the crypto right...

Kim Dotcom takes issue with critics taking issue with his new MEGA service

The party-time news of the past weekend was the launch of Kim Dotcom's comeback file sharing service, Mega.

Crypto critics have already taken issue with some aspects of Mega's implementation, and Dotcom has taken issue right back at them...

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of the week

Here's a list of all the stories we've written in the last week, in case you missed any (or if you just want to read them again).

Monday review: the hot 23 stories of last week

Monday review: the hot 21 stories of last week

Just in case you missed any of our stories last week, here's a little recap.

Megaupload bad boy founder gets to see FBI's extradition evidence, says NZ judge

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has been facing extradition to the US for serious charges related to file-sharing service. Today, he and his lawyers will be breathing a little easier as a New Zealand Judge upholds their request.

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom bursts the jail bubble

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom bursts the jail bubble

File sharing entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, the larger-than-life figure who was controversially busted by the cops hiding in a panic room in his $30 million mansion in New Zealand, has finally convinced a court to grant him bail.

File sharing sites snapping shut like scared clams in MegaUpload backwash

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File sharing sites appear to be panicking in reaction the the FBI's shutdown of the MegaUpload file sharing site. Read on for what each of them are doing to come into line with U.S. law.