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New Zealand PM apologises to Kim Dotcom over spying 'error'

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom receives apology over illegal surveillance, dealing fresh blow to US extradition effortsNew Zealand's spy agency illegally carried out surveillance on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, an official report shows, prompting an apology from the prime minister and dealing a possible blow to US efforts to extradite him.Washington...
New Zealand PM apologises to Kim Dotcom over spying 'error'
Kim Dotcom allowed to sue New Zealand police, spy agencies

Kim Dotcom judge rules mansion raid was illegal

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New Zealand police 'exceeded authority' when storming home of Megaupload founder, who US wants to extraditeAttempts to extradite internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom to the US have suffered a further setback with a ruling in the New Zealand high court that a raid on his Auckland mansion was illegal.Justice Helen Winkelmann...
Kim Dotcom judge rules mansion raid was illegal

Apple gains FIPS 140 level 2 cryptographic compliance as it pushes for government business

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Over the last couple of years, Apple has been doing well to absorb the government business that BlackBerry has had locked up for years. They’ve moved to qualify their devices for secure operation in various forms and that includes meeting government cryptographic standards. Earlier this month, Apple was granted its...
Apple gains FIPS 140 level 2 cryptographic compliance as it pushes for government business

Kim Dotcom Releases New Raid Footage Captured By In-House CCTV

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At the start of 2012, New Zealand police embarked on what was almost certainly the most heavy-handed police action ever carried out against someone accused of copyright infringement. At 06:45 on January 19 it soon became clear something unusual lay ahead. Officers of the Special Tactics Group, New Zealand’s elite...
Kim Dotcom Releases New Raid Footage Captured By In-House CCTV

Kim Dotcom announces Mega, successor to Megaupload

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Encrypted service due for launch in January will replace filesharing site that led to prosecution by US authoritiesKim Dotcom, founder of the banned Megaupload filesharing site, has announced a new version called Mega designed to sidestep the American laws under which he is being prosecuted for £175m worth of alleged...
Kim Dotcom announces Mega, successor to Megaupload

FBI: That Bitcoin Report Was Authentic, But It Wasn’t Leaked by Us

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(Wikimedia Commons) Last week, Betabeat received an email from an anonymous source claiming to have leaked an internal FBI report about the virtual currency Bitcoin. The report, published April 24, revealed the agency is worried the currency could become a payment method for cyber criminals in the near future, and...
FBI: That Bitcoin Report Was Authentic, But It Wasn’t Leaked by Us

Kim Dotcom Makes Another Plea For Legal Relief As U.S., UK, Canada Attorneys General Converge Down Under

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Kim Dotcom and his legal team are seizing the moment of a meeting of attorneys general from the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in Auckland to bring more attention to his legal fight with the U.S. government, which wants to extradite Dotcom from New Zealand and try him...
Kim Dotcom Makes Another Plea For Legal Relief As U.S., UK, Canada Attorneys General Converge Down Under

Kim Dotcom Now Free To Sue New Zealand Intelligence Agency For Spying On Him

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An appeal court Thursday backed Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom's right to sue New Zealand's foreign intelligence agency for illegally spying on him as part of a US probe into alleged online piracy. The Court of Appeal refused a government request to overturn a High Court decision in December that said...
Kim Dotcom Now Free To Sue New Zealand Intelligence Agency For Spying On Him
Kim Dotcom may be able to reclaim his assets thanks to a ‘procedural error’

Is Kim Dotcom's New Site, Mega, The Wild West Of Piracy?

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Megaupload, the hosting site that the U.S. government shut down last year over charges of copyright infringement and pirated content, is being reborn. Sort of. The new version is called Mega, an encrypted file sharing service built by Kim Dotcom, a man some call an Internet slumlord, others an online folk hero. The...
Is Kim Dotcom's New Site, Mega, The Wild West Of Piracy?

New Zealand Police to deploy 9,900 iPhones, iPads

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The New Zealand Police will be issuing 6000 frontline officers with iPhones, reports the National Business Review. Of those officers, a further 3900 will also receive an iPad in an outsourcing deal with Vodafone worth $159 million over ten years, including cellular charges. According to the NZ Police chief information...
New Zealand Police to deploy 9,900 iPhones, iPads
Court rejects DOJ's argument, will hear appeal from Megaupload's innocent bystanders

Steve Wozniak Says The Case Against Kim Dotcom Is A Threat To Internet Innovation

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says the U.S. piracy case against Kim Dotcom is "hokey" and a threat to Internet innovation. Wozniak and Dotcom spoke out against the federal case in separate interviews with The Associated Press Wednesday. Dotcom, the flamboyant founder of file-sharing site Megaupload,...
Steve Wozniak Says The Case Against Kim Dotcom Is A Threat To Internet Innovation

[Infographic] The Rise and Fall of Megaupload

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We're not even two weeks into the aftermath of the Megaupload shutdown, but the saga seems to unfold with a new angle or detail everyday. From Kim Dotcom's colorful personal life to questions about the fate of non-infringing data uploaded by former Megaupload users, this story is far from over....
[Infographic] The Rise and Fall of Megaupload

New Zealand police choose iOS over Android in tech push, to distribute 10,000 iPhones and iPads

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The New Zealand police department will be rolling out 10,000 iOS devices to frontline officers within the next few months as part of a new technology overhaul, with the force opting to go with Apple's iPhones and iPads after testing a rage of platforms....
New Zealand police choose iOS over Android in tech push, to distribute 10,000 iPhones and iPads

Another Blow For BlackBerry As New Zealand Cops Pick iOS Devices

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In another setback for BlackBerry’s key government business, the New Zealand police force has chosen iOS devices over smartphones and tablets running competing operating systems. Kiwi cops will be kitted out with iOS devices after spending nearly a year testing iPhones and iPads against models running BlackBerry and Android, reports...
Another Blow For BlackBerry As New Zealand Cops Pick iOS Devices

Kim Dotcom makes a Mega spectacle of file-sharing site's launch

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Bravado and buffoonery at Auckland event as internet entrepreneur says Mega had 250,000 signups in first two hoursThe internet entrepeneur Kim Dotcom boasted on Sunday that his new file-sharing service, Mega, was the fastest-growing startup in internet history.In a bravado-filled launch at his estate north of Auckland, the German-born entrepreneur...
Kim Dotcom makes a Mega spectacle of file-sharing site's launch

Apple lands $159M government contract for iPhone, iPad

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The New Zealand Police picks Apple -- over BlackBerry, Google, and Microsoft -- to hand out 6,000 smartphones and 3,900 tablets to its officers. [Read more]...
Apple lands $159M government contract for iPhone, iPad

Kim Dotcom Finally Reveals The New Megaupload, Mega

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WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Like a good Hollywood sequel, Megaupload is back. Kim Dotcom, the founder of the shuttered file-sharing site that housed everything from family photos to blockbuster films, on Thursday announced a new online storage service called Mega that will give users direct control - and responsibility - over...
Kim Dotcom Finally Reveals The New Megaupload, Mega

Megaupload warrants ruled illegal by New Zealand court

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A court in New Zealand has ruled that the search warrants used by New Zealand police when they raided the home of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom were invalid. Reuters reported that a High Court judge said the search warrants were “too vague” and “did not adequately describe the offences to...
Megaupload warrants ruled illegal by New Zealand court

FBI and New Zealand police ordered to return all personal data seized from Megaupload

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The FBI and authorities in New Zealand have suffered a blow in their pursuit of Kim Dotcom and Megaupload, after a New Zealand court ordered them to return all personal data seized during raids. Further, they must specific exactly what information is at the core of their case against the...
FBI and New Zealand police ordered to return all personal data seized from Megaupload
New Zealand cops feared Kim Dotcom's belly of mass destruction
The 5 Most Pivotal Moments For Digital Music In 2012

Megaupload Wins Crucial Evidence Disclosure Battle With US Govt.

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As widely reported, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and the rest of the “Mega Conspiracy” stand accused by the US Government of running a criminal operation. Charges in the indictment include engaging in a racketeering conspiracy, conspiring to commit copyright infringement, conspiring to commit money laundering, and two substantive counts of...
Megaupload Wins Crucial Evidence Disclosure Battle With US Govt.
FBI believed Kim Dotcom had a 'doomsday device' capable of erasing all piracy evidence

More Mistakes In The Megaupload Prosecution: Videotape Of The Mansion Raid Has Gone Missing

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It's really rather astounding just how many things law enforcement has done wrong when it comes to the prosecution against Megaupload/Kim Dotcom. We've seen procedural errors, evidence presented totally out of context, and the desire to destroy relevant evidence. And, now, it turns out that some evidence has apparently been...
More Mistakes In The Megaupload Prosecution: Videotape Of The Mansion Raid Has Gone Missing

New Zealand High Court Orders Kiwi Police & FBI To Return Seized Hard Drives To Kim Dotcom

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The investigation and arrest of Kim Dotcom continues to show itself to be an operation that was poorly thought out, where clear liberties were taken by law enforcement who so believed the "Dr. Evil" image that the MPAA set up for them that actually following official procedures seemed of little...
New Zealand High Court Orders Kiwi Police & FBI To Return Seized Hard Drives To Kim Dotcom

New Zealand High Court: MegaUpload asset seizure order "null and void"

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New Zealand's High Court decreed the court order used to seize the assets of Kim Dotcom and MegaUpload in January was "null and void," after the New Zealand police applied for the wrong kind of restraining order. Dotcom's legal team is arguing this should result in the return of...
New Zealand High Court: MegaUpload asset seizure order "null and void"

Face to face with Kim Dotcom as he launches Mega, talks about Megakey and the future of free content

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If there’s one place that you want to be for the launch of Mega.co.nz, it’s within Kim Dotcom’s mansion. That’s precisely where I’ve been today. Sure we knew that Dotcom was larger than life, but actually being at the mansion is a different story. Elaborate statues and expensive pieces of art, giant...
Face to face with Kim Dotcom as he launches Mega, talks about Megakey and the future of free content
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