Megaupload http://kunc.org en Kim Dotcom Loses Court Battle In Megaupload Extradition Case http://kunc.org/post/kim-dotcom-loses-court-battle-megaupload-extradition-case Kim Dotcom, founder of the file-sharing website Megaupload, says he will take his fight against extradition to the United States to New Zealand's highest court, after an appeals court ruled in the U.S. government's favor Friday.<p>At issue is the amount of evidence Dotcom's defense team is entitled to see at the extradition hearing. An appeals court overruled a lower court's decision that the U.S. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:51:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 40914 at http://kunc.org Kim Dotcom, Megaupload Founder, Offers To Extradite Himself http://kunc.org/post/kim-dotcom-megaupload-founder-offers-extradite-himself Kim Dotcom, the founder of Megaupload, now says he's ready to fly himself to the United States to face charges and forgo what could be a lengthy extradition process.<p>As you might expect, Dotcom <a href="http://twitter.com/KimDotcom/status/222776189327126528">made the offer of self-extradition on Twitter</a>, saying:<p><blockquote><p>"Hey DOJ, we will go to the US. No need for extradition. Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:39:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 30290 at http://kunc.org Kim Dotcom, Megaupload Founder, Offers To Extradite Himself Hearing In Megaupload Case To Determine Fate Of Users' Data http://kunc.org/post/hearing-megaupload-case-determine-fate-users-data <strong></strong>On Friday morning a hearing scheduled in the criminal copyright case of Megaupload may have implications for all kinds of companies that sell storage space in the cloud — storage space used for anything from music files to family photos, research data to movie collections. The hearing will focus on what happens when the federal government blocks access to allegedly illegal files along with clearly legal ones.<p>Among those affected by the hearing is Kyle Goodwin. He's building a new business taking videos of local sports teams in Cleveland. Fri, 13 Apr 2012 04:01:00 +0000 Laura Sydell 25583 at http://kunc.org Hearing In Megaupload Case To Determine Fate Of Users' Data Megaupload Users May Lose Files Stored On Service http://kunc.org/post/megaupload-users-may-lose-files-stored-service Many of the files stored by the millions of users of the cloud service Megaupload could begin losing their files on Thursday. <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57368043/megaupload-user-data-could-vanish-this-week/?tag=stack">The AP reports</a> that federal prosecutors said Megaupload paid third parties to store data and now that authorities have freezed Megaupload's accounts, it can no longer pay those providers. Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:37:00 +0000 21617 at http://kunc.org Megaupload Users May Lose Files Stored On Service Other File-Sharing Sites: 'We're Not Megaupload' http://kunc.org/post/other-file-sharing-sites-were-not-megaupload A week has passed since the landing of an indictment that <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2012/01/20/145474712/megaupload-shut-down-by-the-fbi">shut down the website Megaupload</a> for copyright infringement and racketeering. But it seems like it's still easy for people like college student Bobby Azarbayejani to find whatever music he wants.<p>He has used Megaupload before, but because that site is gone, he is using MediaFire. Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:01:00 +0000 21485 at http://kunc.org Other File-Sharing Sites: 'We're Not Megaupload'