The curious content-rich case of the German-cum-Kiwi rumbles on�
The colourful German-cum-Kiwi has consistently denied that his file-sharing site helped make it possible for users to illegally download copyrighted material. The prosecutors counter this, not only claiming that Megaupload cost copyright holders more than US$500 million, but also adding racketeering, copyright infringement, money laundering, wire fraud and more to the charge sheet.
Dotcom himself remains defiant � �I�m no piracy king,� has become his catchcry � but for a man who has spent much of his life online (for good or ill), one wonders how the court-imposed ban on access to the Internet before the extradition hearing (set for 20 August) will hurt?
This story � like the whole issue of online piracy and what it means for content creators � is set to run for a while longer�
The Message is brought to you by�Tick Yes�� providing solutions for all your digital and content marketing needs.