DMCA

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DMCA

abbr.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
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In August New Zealand's spy agency GCSB was found to have acted unlawfully when it spied on Dotcom and van der Kolk who were both New Zealand residents at the time of the FBI-led Megaupload investigation.
Many utopian bitcoin supporters, such as Kim Dotcom, creator of the Megaupload file-sharing site, predict bitcoin will overtake other payment schemes.
Kim Dotcom is the creator of Megaupload, an online file-sharing website that has been accused of sharing copyrighted material.
Lawyers for German entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, wanted in the United States on copyright infringement and money-laundering charges over his file-sharing website Megaupload, argued on Wednesday there was not enough evidence to show he conspired to commit a crime.
Dotcom is wanted in the country, for charges of online piracy on his file sharing service, Megaupload.
One of the most high-profile piracy cases occurred in 2012, when the FBI shut down Megaupload.
With rapid growth of various storage applications such as YouTube, Google Drive, and Megaupload, storage nodes that store popular data will become a performance bottleneck.
For example, during MegaUpload peak time, the site, a Cogent customer, injected on the Orange network up to 13 times the amount of traffic that was sent by Orange in the other direction
Kim Dotcom, who headed the Megaupload online file-sharing site, and his co-accused, Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk and Finn Batato, were eligible to be extradited, said the judge at an Auckland district court.
Dotcom (who was born Kim Schmitz), right, and the other founders of the infamous Megaupload filesharing site, which closed in 2013, have appeared in court in New Zealand at the beginning of a hearing to determine if they'll be sent to face charges of copyright violation brought by the FBI.
Dotcom (who was born Kim Schmitz), right, and the other founders of the infamous Megaupload file-sharing site, which closed in 2013, have appeared in court in New Zealand at the beginning of a hearing to determine if they will be sent to face charges of copyright violation brought by the FBI.