• Hard Hitting Video Slams “Political Prostitution” In Movie Piracy Cases

    4 Aug 2012, 19:22 by Milkshake8

    During recent years, many sites and individuals connected to the alleged streaming of copyrighted movies have found themselves at the mercy of the United States and UK governments. According to the makers of a hard-hitting short film, Richard O’Dwyer, Kim Dotcom, and the admins of NinjaVideo and SurfTheChannel are all victims of the same phenomenon. Are our voted representatives really Political Prostitutes?

    For the past few months the headlines have been dominated by two huge movie piracy related cases.

    Barely a week goes by without updates on the Megaupload case, which is almost certainly the biggest copyright infringement lawsuit the world has ever seen. Then, with less fanfare but with some seriously heavyweight backers, comes the case of ex-TVShack admin Richard O’Dwyer.

    What Kim Dotcom, his associates and Richard O’Dwyer have in common is that they are all extradition targets of The United States Government, yet none have committed a violent crime. …
  • Kim Dotcom: Artists Rejoice, Megabox is Not Dead

    22 Jun 2012, 00:48 by Milkshake8

    Despite the huge upheavals of the last few months, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has announced that his answer to the Music Industry’s outdated business model is Coming Soon. The Megabox service will shift The Balance of Power away from multi-billion dollar corporations to the artists who actually make the music. “Artists rejoice. It’s coming and it will unchain you,” Dotcom says.

    December last year, a month before the criminal proceeding against Megaupload became public, Kim Dotcom first revealed his plans to launch a new service to transform The Music Business.

    In a guest post for TorrentFreak, the Megaupload founder described the Megabox project as “..a site that will soon allow Artists to sell their Creations direct to consumers and allowing artists to keep 90% of earnings.”

    “You can expect several Megabox announcements including exclusive deals with artists who are eager to depart from Outdated business models,” he added.