The antipodes' most notorious online file sharer, Kim Dotcom, has vented his wrath at the White House claiming, that Vice-President Joe Biden instigated the raids on and shutdown of his Megaupload business. Dotcom made revelations to TorrentFreak that he has information asserting that Biden directed attorney Neil MacBride to …
He's becoming a Ned Kelly/Robin Hood style folk hero in NZ it seems - our media hang around him like excited children, and he manipulates coverage so well. O f course it helps that the vast majority of the country see the case as an egregious example of local pols eagerly begging for the privilege of allowing NZ to be anally probed by aliens from the planet usgov
you're saying that's *not* what's happening to NZitizens? Looks like it from here in the USofA...
In my considered and restrained opinion, any who do not share the aforementioned majority view of the realities of the Megaupload case are only slightly less credible than Moon-landing-denying Flat Earthers. I'm sure that there have been some very unprintable words uttered in Cabinet over the recent discovery that our judiciary at least really IS independent.
Anyone hear about the story that Kim Dotcom was planning to open a free (ad-revenue based) music download service (with over 1000 artists signed up) a week before the raids?
Political thriller indeed.....
AC for the usual reasons.
They want to take him away without showing evidence of wrongdoing? Their case must be really really strong if they are afraid to show the meat. This is more like the first half of a Holywood movie, where the good guy gets shafted by Mega Corp. The second and the third halves are called Oshit II and Moar Shit, and then there is the prequel where they lose the plot.
I'd sell to yahoo..... And start up another start up, big gov is going mad over this IP/copyright game, they need to see threw the smoke being fanned by their own. VP
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