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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom denied bail in New Zealand

AUCKLAND — Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom was denied bail in a New Zealand court Wednesday and remanded in custody until February 22 as US authorities seek his extradition on allegations of massive copyright theft. Judge David McNaughton declined a bail application from Dotcom, who has been in custody since police…

Megaupload founder denies piracy, demands release

The founder of file-sharing site Megaupload.com appeared in a New Zealand court Monday demanding to be released from prison and denying he had done anything illegal. A judge reserved a decision until at least Tuesday on Kim Dotcom’s bail application as details emerged of his lavish champagne lifestyle involving fast…

Firm stops file sharing after Megaupload case

(Reuters) – FileSonic, a website providing online data storage, has disabled its file sharing services following a U.S.-led crackdown on a rival website and amid heated debate over Washington’s attempts to clamp down on online piracy. Police in New Zealand and Europe have made a number of arrests in recent…

‘Anonymous’ hackers attack Brazilian websites

The computer hacker group Anonymous attacked websites of Brazil’s federal district Saturday as well as one belonging to aBrazilian singer to protest the forced closure of Megaupload.com. Anonymous posted messages on Twitter describing attacks against hundreds of Brazilian sites that share the URL ‘df.gov.br,’ which are owned by the government of the federal…

‘Anonymous’ hackers briefly hijack French presidential website

The shadowy online hackers group Anonymous briefly hijacked the French presidential website on Friday in apparent retaliation for the US shutdown of file-sharing site Megaupload. The slogan “We Are Legion,” the group’s online rallying cry, was inserted into the navigation bar of the official Elysee site’s (www.elysee.fr). Before the end…

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