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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New Zealand Court Extends Restraining Order on Kim Dotcom's Assets Worth Millions

The New Zealand CourtREUTERSDotcom, the German native based in New Zealand, is accused of masterminding an Internet piracy ring. The original court ruling was issued in 2012 and was set to expire last April. However, the new ruling has extended the expiry ... [Published International Business Times Australia - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Kim Dotcom kept from his millions

The Crown has succeeded in keeping Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom from his millions of dollars, cars, artwork and property.Justices O'Regan, Wild and French of the Court of Appeal released a decision today overturning Justice Susan Thomas's original decision ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealand Court Freezes Kim Dotcom's Assets, Again

The Internet entrepreneur accused of running a massive global piracy ring suffered a rare setback in his adopted country today. The New Zealand Court of Appeal extended for another year the restraining orders over some of the assets and property belonging ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Dotcom tries to keep assets hidden

Kim Dotcom |Internet mogul Kim Dotcom has applied to halt a High Court order to reveal his assets.In July, Justice Patricia Courtney ordered Dotcom to reveal his assets by today after fears he was asset-dumping by bankrolling his internet Party.However, ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Piracy and morality

I wanted to watch “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” but none of the local theaters were playing it anymore, I couldn’t buy the Blu-Ray because I don’t have that kind of money, Amazon was empty, and there were no other legitimate channels I could ... [Published Daily Californian - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kim Dotcom faces small win

Kim Dotcom looks close to gaining access to copies of the electronic data seized in the raid on his mansion in 2012.He faces an extradition hearing, scheduled for February, at which US authorities will ask for him to be sent to America to face copyright-infringement ... [Published Nelson Mail - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Not just a big entrepreneur

KimDotcom proved he is more than an internet entrepreneur whenhe kept about 170 people enthralled at an Internet Manaelection meeting at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin lastnight.Speaking without notes for 40 minutes, Mr Dotcom receivedloud applause, ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Internet Mana champions young talent

"We are not providing them with the basic tools to participate in what is going to be the most important contributor to our economy in New Zealand."The opposition he faced to his MegaUpload site was "kind of like the candlestick maker protesting the lightbulb ... [Published Dominion Post - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kim Dotcom's $3.3m mansion, jet skis, car and jewellery seized

Officials today seized a multi-million mansion from alleged internet pirate Kim Dotcom - but they will let his pregnant wife continue to live there.The $NZ4.3 million ($3.3m) two-hectare lifestyle block in Coatesville, New Zealand neighbours the $NZ30m ... [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

'Sugar daddy' Dotcom trying to game N.Zealand election: PM

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key on Tuesday labelled Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom a political "sugar daddy" who is dabbling in the country's general election because he hopes it might help him escape justice.The founder of the Megaupload file-sharing ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

High Court orders Dotcom to reveal all his assets

Kim Dotcom has been ordered to give full disclosure of the details of his assets after several Hollywood studios raised concerns about what his money was being spent on.The studios claimed that public statements by Dotcom, including the $4million Dotcom ... [Published ONE News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 4 reports

Kim Dotcom promises to 'abolish mass surveillance' with his NZ political party

Kim Dotcom (Reuters) Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom tells the Guardian "governments want to engage in mass surveillance and have total citizen control." The political party he founded to contest New Zealand's September 20 elections, the Mana Internet ... [Published Boing Boing - Jul 25 2014]

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...to young voters with a platform that advocates tuition-free university education, inexpensive broadband Internet access, and renewable energy. "I want to mobilize the youth to go out and have a voice in politics" he told Bloomberg News at a dance party/campaign event he organized last month in Wellington, the capital
"The evidence before the Court is that forfeiture proceedings of a kind contemplated by the US restraining orders can be completed before April 2015" stated the judgment, which was delivered by Justice Mark O'Regan, president, Justice John Wild and Justice Christine French
They are worried that although Dotcom is subject to orders restraining the disposition of assets in New Zealand, he may have assets "that are outside the scope of the criminal restraining orders and is disposing of them"
Slater posted screenshots of texts allegedly from Dotcom which he sent to Tempero. The text read, "Wayne, I know what's coming. I want to offer you a friendly way out. It's going to get ugly. You don't want to be on the wrong side. You know me. Let's have a chat. Kim."

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New Zealand Court Extends Restraining Order on ... [Published International Business Times Australia - 11 hours ago]
Kim Dotcom's Kiwi Political Party Could Herald ... [Published Media Post - 20 hours ago]
Get over 200 GB of cloud storage for free [Published Economic Times - Aug 22 2014]
New Zealand Court Freezes Kim Dotcom's Assets, ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
Kim Dotcom kept from his millions [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 21 2014]
Dotcom's assets frozen until April [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 21 2014]
Dotcom's assets to remain frozen [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 21 2014]
Dotcom tries to keep assets hidden [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 20 2014]
Kim Dotcom Denies Hacking Blogger Emails, Accus... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 20 2014]
Dotcom fights to hide fortune [Published The Press NZ - Aug 19 2014]
Piracy and morality [Published Daily Californian - Aug 18 2014]
Hacking back - tempting, but is it legal? [Published Computing.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
Dotcom fights to get copies of seized data [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 14 2014]
Kim Dotcom faces small win [Published Nelson Mail - Aug 14 2014]
Highlights of Congressional Hearings on Copyrig... [Published JD Supra - Aug 13 2014]
Not just a big entrepreneur [Published Otago Daily Times - Aug 12 2014]
Internet activists target Cd'A [Published CDA Press - Aug 12 2014]
Kim Dotcom's $3.3m mansion, jet skis, car and j... [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 11 2014]
Internet Mana champions young talent [Published Dominion Post - Aug 11 2014]
Internet Mana champions young talent [Published Waikato Times - Aug 11 2014]
Dotcom’s Internet Mana party concludes tour, de... [Published KitGuru.net - Aug 11 2014]
Unapologetic and confident [Published Otago Daily Times - Aug 10 2014]
Kim Dotcom Rallies NZ Young Crowd Who Chanted '... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 10 2014]
News Roundup: Dating Experiments, Tech Savvy Ki... [Published IDG Connect - Aug 08 2014]
Edwards: Passion, profanity in politics [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 08 2014]
Kim Dotcom Called 'Political Sugar Daddy' for U... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 07 2014]
Dotcom roadshow wows the crowd [Published Nelson Mail - Aug 07 2014]
New Mega man in hot seat [Published Waikato Times - Aug 05 2014]
'Sugar daddy' Dotcom trying to game N.Zealand e... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 05 2014]
AFP - NZealand-US-politics-Dotcom [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 05 2014]
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Kim Dotcom promises to 'abolish mass surveillan... [Published Boing Boing - Jul 25 2014]
Kim Dotcom (Reuters) Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom tells the Guardian "governments want to engage in mass surveillance and have total citizen control." The political party he founded to contest New Zealand's September 20 elections, the Mana Internet ...
Italy's Public Prosecutor 'Seizes' Giant Webmai... [Published Techdirt - Jul 21 2014]
We've been highlighting how Italy's public prosecutor has suddenly decided that he gets to be the judge, jury and executioner of any websites he deems to be engaged in copyright infringement. Back in March he ordered dozens of websites to be censored ...
Fair Use Continues To Pay The Price For YouTube... [Published Techdirt - Jul 14 2014]
… And so, undeterred by technological advancements they both feared and misunderstood, the major labels continued their quest to "disrupt" fair use and further dwindle into irrelevance. [If you feel you're missing the first half of that sentence, these ...
Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload extradition hearing has... [Published The Next Web - Jul 07 2014]
As the BBC reports, notorious web entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has had his extradition hearing delayed once again. Despite being accused of what’s thought to be the world’s largest copyright-related crime, authorities have failed to go ahead with an official ...
Kim Dotcom offers whistleblowers $5 million to ... [Published Bandwidth Blog - Jun 12 2014]
There is no doubt that Kim Dotcom is in a world of trouble. He is being charged with the largest piracy case ever brought to court. Luckily for him, he hasn’t gotten to court yet. His file sharing site, Megaupload, was shut down in 2012. He believes ...
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