Kim Dotcom to Sue Hollywood, Offers Free WiFi to New Zealand

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I guess you could say that Kim Dotcom is trying to act like a Kim RobinHood. It seems that the Megaupload founder has come up with a grand scheme to sue Hollywood studios and use the money toward providing everyone in New Zealand with free broadband Internet access.

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Papers Filed For Extradition Of Kim Dotcom And Three Of His Associates

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The US government has filed an official application to have Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom (born Kim Schmitz) and three of his associates extradited to face serious charges regarding breaching copyright laws, conspiring to commit money-laundering, conspiring to commit racketeering, and aiding and abetting copyright infringement.

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Kim Dotcom Granted Bail, But Won’t Be Tweeting About It

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While the folks over at The Pirate Bay are in deep thoughts about their destiny, Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom can de-stress a bit as he has been granted bail in New Zealand. Although that is good news for Dotcom as he will be reunited with his family, he will have to follow the bail conditions laid down by the court.

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The Pirate Bay May Go Down In The UK

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It appears like the free and open web is going to be a totally different place in the future. First it was the crackdown on Megaupload, and now The Pirate Bay is one step closer to being banned in the UK after the British High Court ruled that the Swedish file-sharing site is committing copyright infringement.

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Anonymous Attacks DOJ, FBI And Others For Megaupload Shutdown

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When the FBI and the DOJ seized Megaupload earlier, they certainly might have guessed that a retaliatory attack will arrive at any moment. But unfortunately they weren’t prepared for the strike that came later on from Anonymous which has now left quite a number of sites completely dead.

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FBI Shuts Down Megaupload Over Piracy

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So much for all the black outs and all! It appears like they can do whatever they want without passing any new legistlation. The feds have brought the curtain down on Megaupload, one of the most popular “locker services” on the Internet. No, you haven’t missed anything; SOPA and PIPA are yet to be passed.

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