Kim Dotcom the founder of the illegal file-sharing website Megaupload who is currently under house arrest, has been allowed by a New Zealand court to use the internet again as part of his bail conditions.

The Megaupload founder said he felt using the internet would help his case.

KIM DOTCOM SAYING: "Well I'm very happy to have access to the Internet, it will make it much easier for me and my co-defendants to work on the case. I have large legal bills, as everyone can imagine, so any kind of revenue stream is going to be welcome."

Dotcom, who has New Zealand residency and is also known as Kim Schmitz and Kim Tim Jim Vestor, was arrested on January 20 by local police acting on a U.S. warrant for racketeering. He was released on bail on February 22nd and is currently under house arrest.