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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...

Mega's bug bounty program - one week down, "a few billion billion years" to go

Mega, the cloud storage service brought to you by Kim Dotcom, has released the first feedback on its bug bounty program.

It's only a week in, so the major prizes haven't been scooped yet...and Mega's saying they'll be safe for "a few billion billion years" yet.

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...

Kim Dotcom now a "real life James Bond villain" in latest Megaupload dot bombshell

Kim Dotcom now a "real life James Bond villain" as Megaupload case attracts yet another dot bomshell

Things just got even more exciting/weird/incredible (delete as inapplicable) in the up-down-left-right saga of Kim Dotcom and Megaupload.

Kiwi Prime Minister, John Key, has just weighed into the battle over the way his own intelligence service garnered evidence in the case.

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.

Megaupload takedown makes headlines and waves as Mr Dotcom applies for bail


The FBI's takedown of file sharing site Megaupload continues to make both headlines and waves.

Whether company founder Kim Dotcom turns out to be GUILTY or GOOD, he's certainly in a lot of trouble right now. So is anyone who entrusted any files of value to his online empire.