Tag Archives: Kim dotcom
- Kim Dotcom claims to have found smoking gun in FBI bid to seize Megaupload
November 28, 2012
There’s been no shortage of surprising revelations in this year’s dramatic arrest, detention and prosecution of Kim Dotcom, the outsized founder of cloud storage operation Megaupload.com, by US and New Zealand authorities on charges of copyright infringement, racketeering and money laundering. The warrants police used to seize Dotcom’s property in...
- Police seize Pirate Bay and WikiLeaks servers in Sweden
October 2, 2012
Swedish police have raided a web host that counts Pirate Bay and WikiLeaks among its clients. PeRiQuito (PRQ) was paid a visit by the cops at their base in Stockholm on Monday and during the raid the four servers were seized, all apparently at random. The obvious target of the...
- Arrest of Pirate Bay founder in Cambodia has familiar characteristics
September 4, 2012
One of the founders of file-sharing site Pirate Bay has been arrested in Cambodia and is facing deportation after taking refuge in the country for four years. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, 27, was arrested in Phnom Penh under an international warrant served by Sweden in April after he failed to report...
- Domain seizures show irony in midst of failed legislation
August 28, 2012
Since the United States banned payments to online gambling firms under the Unlawful Internet Gambling Act (UIGEA) there has been much controversy surrounding various sites. Some decided to go away and not come back in the same guise. Others stayed and ultimately payed a hefty price. Then there were the...
- Megaupload owner granted access to U.S. case documents
August 16, 2012
A New Zealand court has upheld a court ruling that allows Kim Dotcom to review certain case documents relating to a U.S. federal case being brought against him. Judge Helen Winklemann upheld the earlier ruling as, in her view, disclosure of the documents would encourage a fair hearing. U.S. prosecutors,...
- Kim Dotcom’s extradition hearing delayed until March 2013; UK public backs Richard O’Dwyer
July 10, 2012
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his pals Mathias Ortmann, Finn Batato, and Bram van der Kolk, will have to wait a little while longer to have their day in court after their New Zealand extradition hearing was delayed to March 2013. The court hearing had been originally scheduled to take...
New Zealand online gambling point of consumption tax looms
March 23, 2017
New Zealand TAB site forced to block Australian bettors
September 14, 2017
Kim Dotcom predicts bitcoin will hit $2000 in 2018
October 3, 2016