After several years’ delay the extradition hearing of Kim Dotcom finally got moving this morning in the Auckland District Court. Characterizing the case as one of straightforward fraud, Crown lawyer Christine Gordon QC likened Megaupload to a post office shipping drugs, one in which its owners were well aware of their cargo.
Following the announcement that the MPAA had filed a lawsuit against Megaupload and Kim Dotcom, the movie studios’ General Counsel Steven Fabrizio made several appearances in the media. Most memorable was an interview with Radio New Zealand, where he was surprised to hear Kim Dotcom on the other end of the line.
The two studios claim that Kim’s Mega is already hosting their copyrighted content, and needs to be removed from Google’s search results as soon as possible. In response to their request, Kim said that: “This is in line with the unreasonable content industry behavior we have experienced for years.” After receiving no less than 20
A two-factor authentication system is quite common; despite its pompous name, it’s fairly easy to use and understand – we shall call it a double safety net for your online accounts. Banks, Facebook, Google and now Twitter, are all using such a system, but there’s a problem: Kim Dotcom claims patent over it. Not long
Signed and written by Kim Dotcom, the 48-pages long white paper is breaking the Megaupload case into small pieces. Let’s take a quick look at the highlight features of his statement. “The United States vs. You (and Kim Dotcom)” is Kim’s story on how the United States chose to seize his business (Megaupload). What happened