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Judge was 'misled' to get warrant for Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom – lawyer

Feb 12, 2018 - 12:41 PM

More than six years after his arrest, the German national continues to fight extradition to the United States

DOTCOM. This file photo taken on August 29, 2016 shows internet mogul Kim Dotcom attending his extradition appeal at the High Court in Auckland.  File photo by Dave Rowland/AFP

Kim Dotcom can be extradited to US – NZ court

Feb 20, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Defense lawyers immediately vowed to appeal the decision and maintain the long running battle to stop Dotcom being sent for trial in the United States over piracy allegations

This file photo taken on August 29, 2016 shows internet mogul Kim Dotcom attending his extradition appeal at the High Court in Auckland. Dave Rowland/Pool/AFP

Megaupload founder says extradition appeal to be live-streamed

Aug 30, 2016 - 8:02 PM

To ensure a fair trial Kim Dotcom demands that the hearing be live streamed

ONLINE TRIAL. Internet mogul Kim Dotcom leaves with his girlfriend Elizabeth Donelly following his extradition appeal at the High Court in Auckland on August 29, 2016. File photo by Kate Dwek/AFP

Kim Dotcom to revive Megaupload

Jul 12, 2016 - 5:16 PM

The legal fallout from the raid is ongoing with Dotcom fighting extradition to the United States on charges that could see him and 3 other Megaupload founders jailed for up to 20 years

KIM DOTCOM. A file picture dated October 8, 2015 shows German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom during a hearing at the Auckland District Court, in Auckland, New Zealand. File photo by Geraldine Clermont/EPA

Music industry joins legal battle against Megaupload

Apr 12, 2014 - 1:44 AM

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is facing more legal troubles that might be damaging to his existing case

KIM DOTCOM. More legal troubles, but he appears to be unfazed. 2012 File photo by Michael Bradley/AFP

Fresh delay for Kim Dotcom extradition hearing

Mar 18, 2014 - 7:58 AM

An extradition hearing for Mega founder Kim Dotcom originally set for April 14 is moved to July 7

KIM DOTCOM. A file picture dated February 22, 2012 shows Kim Dotcom (aka Kim Schmitz) surrounded by members of the media after being released on bail at the District Court on charges in a US led copyright infringement Investigation, North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand. David Rowland/EPA

Kim Dotcom slams Megaupload deletion

Jun 20, 2013 - 3:19 PM

Kim Dotcom is angry after Leaseweb deletes millions of Megaupload files from 630 servers

MEGAUPLOAD DELETION. European Megaupload users may have lost their data today, as Leaseweb deleted the Megaupload files from 630 of its servers. Screen shot from

Kim Dotcom offers $14-K bounty for Mega breaches

Feb 01, 2013 - 6:47 PM

Kim Dotcom has put out a call for intrepid hackers to break through Mega s security for 10 000 Euro

MEGA TEST. Kim Dotcom's made an open call to breach Mega's security for a reward. Screen shot from Mega Website.

TechRap: Samsung Galaxy Camera, the Android digicam

Jan 27, 2013 - 4:47 AM

Flexible displays on smartphones the Galaxy Note 8 and other upcoming phones and tablets of 2013 Google opens offices in the Philippines Former North Korean leader Kim Jong il s favorite gadget is deigned in California And we review the Samsung Galaxy Camera the digicam and Anrdoid device in one

'Massive' response to successor for outlawed Megaupload

Jan 20, 2013 - 9:59 AM

New Zealand based Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom claimed a massive response to his new file sharing service launched Sunday January 20 suggesting it could be the fastest growing start up in history

Megaupload boss fights back

Aug 16, 2012 - 1:16 PM

Kim Dotcom vows to return stronger than ever


Megaupload offers US deal on N. Zealand extradition

Jul 11, 2012 - 7:58 AM

Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom offers to leave New Zealand for the US if prosecutors agree to release funds to bankroll his defense vs piracy charges

Megaupload boss takes 'freedom fight' to Twitter

Jul 06, 2012 - 2:38 PM

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom brings his legal battle with New Zealand to Twitter