Kim Dotcom and the other Megaupload defendants must wait in custody for a few days before learning whether they can be released on bail.
A key legal question of the prominent copyright case is what a platform provider should know about the files on their system.
Despite some serious setbacks, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) are still alive and still contain several controversial provisions.
The people behind Megaupload might be working hard to get the site back up, but so are scammers.
Online objections to the controversial copyright bill convince legislators to cancel vote, reconsider methods of fighting piracy.
UPDATE: The Senate Majority leader postpones a vote on the controversial Protect IP Act when senators shift views after Internet protest.
The federal action -- and arrests of MegaUpload officials -- appears to have sparked denial-of-service attacks on the websites of the RIAA, the MPAA, and others by the hacker collective Anonymous.
Wednesday's SOPA/PIPA protests were declared a success. Here's a look at how protesters define success.