August 19th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Kim Dotcom certainly knows how to stir things up in the music industry. Yesterday, he published a 33-minute recording of a conference call with Universal Music Group executives in January 2012, two days...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Remember Baboom? It was Kim Dotcom’s music distribution service, coming on strong like a mix of SoundCloud and MySpace (or, as he put it, an “iTunes-Spotify hybrid competitor”) that soft-launched...

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October 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Kim Dotcom may have founded digital music service Baboom and made his own album the first to be distributed through it, but now he’s cutting his ties with the company. Dotcom has sold the 45% stake...

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April 11th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


It's a busy week for news relating to music piracy, so we thought we'd bundle some stories together as a snapshot of what's happening around the world. Starting with Kim Dotcom, and news that music...

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January 28th, 2014 by Music Ally

Our lead feature in this week's Music Ally Report focuses on controversy-magnet Kim Dotcom:

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October 21st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


At last week's Music & Copyright conference in London, Mega CEO Vikram Kumar claimed that Kim Dotcom's new cloud-storage service isn't being used for wide-scale piracy. But how about his old one? Research...

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October 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally

Mega Drive Front Cover

In our cover feature, we speak to Vikram Kumar, the CEO of encrypted file transfer service Mega, about how his service works, why it is different from Megaupload, how he thinks the content industry will...

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June 20th, 2013 by Music Ally


Kim Dotcom wasn't a happy man yesterday, it's fair to say.

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May 8th, 2013 by Music Ally


Former Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom isn't letting up in his efforts to prove that his prosecution by the US authorities is a sham. His latest tactic is the publication of a white paper.

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