Kim DotCom, the founder of MegaUpload and accused pirate, has asked a New Zealand court to free up some of his seized assets so he and his family have money to live on, New Zealand newspapers are reporting.
The couple said they need the equivalent of $180,000 per month.
DotCom was arrested last month after being indicted by the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. He was accused of criminal copyright violations, racketeering, and money laundering. The charge of wire fraud was added later.
DotCom was released last week on bail but was back in court … Read more