EFF wants to help Megaupload users get files back from Feds

For those who haven’t been paying attention, here’s a quick recap: Megaupload was a cloud-based storage company that encouraged users to upload personal files and share them using its service. But the company and some of its employees were fingered in a 72-page indictment issued two weeks ago by the Department of Justice. The indictment against Megaupload alleges it is connected to a vast criminal enterprise that has caused more than $500 million in harm to copyright holders.

Security champ Symantec makes a play for the cloud with $115M purchase of LiveOffice

LiveOffice primarily helps companies archiving e-mail in the cloud, ensuring that they always have access to important communications. If a company’s e-mail client goes down, for example, its employees can still send and receive messages. The company’s archiving, hosting and compliance solutions will bolster Symantec’s popular security products like Norton AntiVirus and give it more clout as a cloud service provider.