Wed, 26th September 2012
Speaker Bio 1:
Kim Dotcom is clearly an interesting character and in this webshow will invite journalists that have followed the case to comment on the upcoming case. Megaupload was incredibly successful. Millions of people from across the globe used Megaupload to store and access copies of TV shows, feature films, songs, and software. By 2010 the company had over 150 employees, and was generating $175 million per annum with 50 million daily visitors. In fact, at its peak Megaupload was ranked to be the 12th most popular site on the internet and responsible for four precent of global internet traffic.
Kim Dotcom and his associates were arrested in January 2012 for "crimes related to online piracy, including racketeering, conspiring to commit copyright infringement, and conspiring to commit money laundering.