The two parties were having discussions before the Megaupload raids. Kim Dotcom almost partnered with Universal Lawyers challenge £5.1m FBI bust on controversial Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom bid to reclaim seized assets Andrus Nõmm pleaded guilty to felony copyright infringement last week. Megaupload coder's plea 'won't affect Dotcom' Andrus Nõmm was arrested in Virginia after agreeing to leave the Netherlands. Megaupload coder sentenced to prison The Megaupload founder wants to find evidence of "wrongdoing" against him. Kim Dotcom offers $5m for whistleblower The service's founder Kim Dotcom is also sued for copyright infringement. Megaupload sued by Hollywood studios The US government's Department of Justice publishes a 191-page report on Megaupload. Megaupload 'made $175m from piracy' Dutch hosting company LeaseWeb deletes a vast amount of Megaupload data. Megaupload data deletion riles Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom says that customers can use the virtual currency to buy extra space. Mega to accept bitcoin virtual currency Megaupload successor gets 100,000 users within an hour. Mega launched by Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom's new venture brings competition to Dropbox and Skydrive. Mega to offer 50GB free storage Kim Dotcom's new service will use the New Zealand-based domain Mega to be hosted in New Zealand The Megaupload founder plans to bring free home broadband to New Zealand. Kim Dotcom proposes free internet scheme The internet figure says his new service will be impossible to take down. Kim Dotcom reveals Megaupload successor Kim Dotcom reveals that he is about to launch a new cloud storage service. Megaupload replacement in the pipeline Prime minister John Key says he is sorry for the "spying" Dotcom suffered. Kim Dotcom gets government apology New Zealand intelligence employees face an official inquiry over the matter. Kim Dotcom opposition accused of spying The online storage locker is taken offline following a row with a porn company. FileSonic taken offline after piracy row David Harvey leaves the case after making comments about the US government. Megaupload judge steps down The Megaupload founder says he will travel to the US if his assets are unfrozen. Kim DotCom propositions US authorities A New Zealand judge delays the trial to allow more time to resolve legal rows. Megaupload trial postponed until next year Kim Dotcom is handed a potential lifeline in his battle against extradition. Megaupload search warrant 'invalid' The Apple co-founder hits out at the US authorities' ongoing lawsuit. Steve Wozniak backs Megaupload founder The controversial internet billionaire previews a music service over Twitter. Kim Dotcom teases Megabox service DotCom thanks the Apple exec for backing the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Steve Wozniak visits Megaupload founder The US authorities are ordered to disclose evidence against the filesharing site. Megaupload evidence to be released US officials argue that Quinn Emanuel should not be able to defend Kim Dotcom. US moves to silence Megaupload lawyers The service's opponent warns that infringing content could be re-distributed. Megaupload could return, says MPAA Digital helps offset double-digit drop in earnings from CDs and DVDs last year. Digital boosts UK musicians' income US hosting provider says it is stuck with cost of holding 25 petabytes of data. Carpathia asks for help over Megaupload Megaupload boss could get property back after court order ruled "null and void". Kim Dotcom raid: Police admit 'errors' A German court rules that the cloud locker must act against online piracy. RapidShare ordered to monitor content Hosting company Binero confirms that the website is under investigation. Pirate Bay under criminal investigation The Motion Picture Association of America files a court order against the site. Hotfile targeted by Hollywood US federal prosecutors submit an application against Kim Dotcom and colleagues. Megaupload execs extradition requested Megaupload's co-founder insists that he is not a "piracy king". Kim Dotcom hits out at US government A judge decides risk of flight reduced due to lack of funds available to Dotcom. Megaupload's Kim Dotcom granted bail Publishers claim and cost them $10 million (£6.3m) a year. Publishers shut down 'rogue' eBook sites The Pirate Bay says it is moving away from torrents in favour of magnet links. The Pirate Bay drops torrent hosting Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's New Zealand home is seized by police. Police seize Megaupload founder's home