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Kim Dotcom labeled a ‘fugitive’ so the US can keep his money

Fugitive Kim Dotcom

Mega and Kim Dotcom have had a rough time of it, with complex ongoing legal battles that have sapped his few remaining funds. Part of the problem is that US holds all his money and assets and are doing their best to keep it all for themselves. In a ruling ...

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Greenwald: New Zealand government spies on its citizens

Glenn Greenwald

US journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the story on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, said New Zealand officials are spying on their citizens, a charge that has provoked a harsh response from NZ Prime Minister John Key. Greenwald, who is in New Zealand to attend Kim Dotcom’s much anticipated “Moment of ...

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Kim Dotcom launches political party

Kim Dotcom surveillance bill

Megaupload founder and web tycoon Kim Dotcom is launching registration for his New Zealand political party on Monday. Tickets for his 40th birthday, coinciding with the launch, went in minutes, with more than 15,000 people planning to attend. Dotcom, born in Germany as Kim Schmitz, told The Associated Press in ...

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Kim Dotcom: the TPP ‘proves’ that Wall St and Hollywood own Obama

Kim Dotcom

The secretive multinational trade agreement the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “proves” that Wall St and Hollywood own Obama, according to MegaUpload and Mega founder Kim Dotcom. In part two of Wired.co.uk’s interview with the infamous entrepreneur, we talk about international copyright law, NSA surveillance, Hollywood’s “backward, outdated licensing model”, Barack Obama and Dotcom’s political ambitions. ...

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Kim Dotcom blasts New Zealand PM in court

Kim Dotcom surveillance bill

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom speaks as he comes face to face for the first time with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key as lawmakers examine a controversial proposal allowing intelligence agencies to spy on local residents at Bowen House in Wellington on July 03, 2013. Tensions between Kim Dotcom and ...

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Kim Dotcom set to revolutionize the internet

Kim Dotcom on Mega, Hollywood, the internet and copyright enforcement - video

A defiant Kim Dotcom vowed to win his upcoming extradition hearing during the Sunday night launch party for his new project, Mega. Dotcom, the founder of the now defunct file-storage site Megaupload, held a press conference Sunday evening at his Coatesville, New Zealand mansion in order to celebrate the unveiling ...

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Echelon spy network secrets to be revealed in Megaupload copyright case

Echelon

There was a lot of buzz a decade or so ago about Echelon, an international electronic surveillance network said to link the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia and New Zealand. A flurry of stories covered the connections among the five countries, speculation about the network’s capabilities, and rumors about Echelon’s targets ...

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