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Who's Responsible for Uploads? The MegaUpload Question

A key legal question of the prominent copyright case is what a platform provider should know about the files on their system.

SOPA/PIPA: Down But Not Out (Yet)

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.

Beware of Fake Megaupload Sites

The people behind Megaupload might be working hard to get the site back up, but so are scammers.

How MegaUpload Got To Be A Pirate Poster Boy

Storage site has history of run-ins with the law.


Congress Puts SOPA, PIPA on Hold

Online objections to the controversial copyright bill convince legislators to cancel vote, reconsider methods of fighting piracy.

Internet's Protest Prods US Senate to Delay Vote

UPDATE: The Senate Majority leader postpones a vote on the controversial Protect IP Act when senators shift views after Internet protest.

MegaUpload's Owner Faces Charges in Court

MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom appears in court after New Zealand police seize luxury cars and other items worth about $5 million and about $8 million in other assets in New Zealand financial institutions.


File-Sharing Site MegaUpload Indicted for Internet Piracy, Shut Down by US

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.


Were SOPA/PIPA Protests a Success? The Results Are In

Wednesday's SOPA/PIPA protests were declared a success. Here's a look at how protesters define success.

Mozilla, Firefox Join Anti-SOPA Strike

Mozilla, the open-source organization responsible for Firefox, joined other major technology companies today to protest anti-piracy legislation SOPA.