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June 20, 2013
by sjvn01
Comments Off on LeaseWeb explains why it deleted Kim Dotcom’s MegaUpload data

LeaseWeb explains why it deleted Kim Dotcom’s MegaUpload data

When Kim Dotcom went on a rant yesterday about how Netherlands-based Web-hosting company LeaseWeb had deleted petabytes of former MegaUpload “customer’s pictures, backups, personal and business property,” LeaseWeb had nothing to say. Now they do. LeaseWeb explains why it deleted Kim … Continue reading

June 19, 2013
by sjvn01
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Kim Dotcom: Petabytes of MegaUpload users’ data has been destroyed

In late 2011, Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload file-sharing site was one of the top 100 Websites in the world. Then, the FBI, working in concert with New Zealand police, seized the site and all the user files within its servers. Dotcom’s … Continue reading

May 28, 2013
by sjvn01
Comments Off on 10 years of defending Linux’s legalities: Groklaw

10 years of defending Linux’s legalities: Groklaw

Ten years ago, SCO decided to sue IBM and started a series of legal attacks on Linux. Their cases were pathetically weak, but CIOs and CFOs didn’t know that. Thanks to paralegal turned legal journalist, Pamela “PJ” Jones and her … Continue reading