Kim Dotcom — German Businessman born on January 21, 1974,

Kim Dotcom, also known as Kimble and Kim Tim Jim Vestor, is a German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur, businessman, and political party founder who resides in New Zealand. He has been accused of criminal copyright infringement and a host of derivative charges, such as money laundering, racketeering and wire fraud, by the U.S. Department of Justice and is currently fighting extradition proceedings in New Zealand. He was the founder of now-defunct file hosting service Megaupload as well as its successor Mega. In politics, he is the founder, main funder, and "party visionary" of New Zealand's Internet Party... (wikipedia)

The Internet is all about accessing entertainment. Realistically, 50 to 80 percent of all traffic is people downloading stuff for free. If you can turn that huge market share into something that you can monetize, even if it is just with ads, you will end up making more money than with all other revenue streams combined.
I'm not a pirate. I'm an innovator.
The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. Instead of changing their views to fit the facts, they try to change the facts to fit their views.
I think copyright has its right to exist, absolutely, and I think that it's up to copyright creators to come up with new solutions that deal with the reality of the world we're living in today.
It's the big boys, the Googles of this world, that are already benefiting from piracy and not paying the artists a dime.