Imprisoned Megaupload founder loses ‘Call of Duty’ crownJan 26th, 2012 | By AJ Anderson | Category: Entertainment
Unfortunately for Kim Dotcom, he’s no longer on top of either game.
Last week, Dotcom was arrested in his New Zealand mansion over accusations that Megaupload cost copyright holders $500 million in lost revenue by facilitating millions of illegal downloads. That’s keeping him tied up in court, which means he’s not doing what any hardcore gamer should be doing: protecting his high score.
Dotcom, born Kim Schmitz, plays Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 under the name MEGARACER. And on New Year’s Eve, MEGARACER managed to become the number 1 ranked player in the world — no small feat for a game that sold over 15 million copies (and no small irony, considering he ran a site responsible for sharing illegal copies of the game). [Read More...]