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Kim Dotcom resigns Mega directorship to fight US charges
Flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has resigned as a director of his Mega data storage empire to focus on his efforts on fighting extradition to the United States and other projects.
05 Sep 13
Kim Dotcom for PM? Call it the No Hope Party says Key
Megaupload founder is set to launch his own political party in New Zealand, hoping to win power at the November 2014 elections.
02 Sep 13
Top cloud computing providers sign up to Code of Practice
A selection of New Zealand’s top cloud computing providers have signed up to the Cloud Computing Code of Practice in Auckland earlier today.
15 Aug 13
You gotta fight, for Dotcom's right, for transparency…
Megaupload founder dispatches legal team to Wellington today, as his lawyers fight for full disclosure in New Zealand's highest court.
30 Jul 13
Should pressured NZ bow to Dotcom demands?
Kim Dotcom may be wanted in the US for alleged copyright crimes, but should New Zealand bow to such demands for extradition?
17 Jul 13
NZ spies carry damaging disguise
By approving proposals to new government spy laws, are New Zealanders running the inherent risk of accepting an ideology that is abhorrently wrong? After all, legal does not mean right.
12 Jul 13
Android App Review: Mega
Given the hype surrounding the unveiling of the Mega Android app, we got out best man on the job to give his unbiased view on Kim Dotcom’s latest release.
09 Jul 13
Telecom hosts Dotcom's Mega site
Internet mogul and telco agree a deal, with Mega CEO Vikram Kumar saying Gen-i will account for around 10% of the website's capacity.
08 Jul 13
Mega CEO: Should ISPs be privacy crusaders?
Vikram Kumar asks do New Zealanders care enough about their privacy to make it worthwhile for an ISP to be a privacy crusader?
08 Jul 13
Mega launches Android app
Kim Dotcom releases official Android app - now available free of charge from the Google Play Store - with iOS and Windows to follow.
05 Jul 13
Dotcom gets set to question Key
Megaupload founder gets his 15 minutes in the spotlight today, as he questions John Key in Parliament.
03 Jul 13
The Spy who killed Kiwi Privacy
Has privacy in New Zealand gone too far?
27 Jun 13
Oh no...Dotcom's extradition hearing delayed...again
Bid to extradite Kim Dotcom to the US has hit delays as Supreme Court issues wrangle on.
11 Jun 13
Dotcom wins US court battle
New Zealand court grants Megaupload founder access to all evidence seized by police during a raid on his property in early 2012.
04 Jun 13
Warner Bros: Call off the Mega Google search
Music studios ask Google to remove Mega from search results, citing copyrighted content as the issue.
30 May 13
Join NZSA for a Mega evening with CEO Vikram Kumar
The New Zealand Software Association is hosting an evening talk with the controversial Mega CEO.
21 May 13
Court grants Dotcom leave to appeal
Megaupload founder allowed to appeal his extradition case against the Crown in the Supreme Court.
17 May 13
Dotcom: Sue you NZ Govt
The most wanted man on the internet can now sue over illegal government spying, and boy will he take advantage of it.
08 Mar 13
Mega IPO: Soon, you could own a piece of the Dotcom magic
Personal legal wrangles aside for now, Kim Dotcom's Mega looks set to list within 18 months.
05 Mar 13
Blinder for Dotcom as he can’t see US ‘evidence’
Evidently the evidence against Kim Dotcom and Megaupload is so substantial that he isn’t allowed to know what it is to prepare his defence against extradition.
05 Mar 13
Exclusive: Vikram Kumar on his Mega move
Former InternetNZ chief Vikram Kumar joined Kim Dotcom's Mega. He answers Techday's questions.
01 Mar 13
Kim Dotcom's Mega mission
Mega founder has a message for the United States government: game on.
12 Feb 13
Mega copyright warnings for Dotcom
Newly launched website receives 150 notices for copyrighted content less than two weeks after going live.
01 Feb 13
I decided to sign up for Kim Dotcom’s Mega service to see what the fuss is all about. So far the best word to describe it is…slow.
22 Jan 13