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Dotcom citicised for 'kills hooker' joke

Internet Party founder Kim Dotcom has deleted a tweet that drew criticism from party leader Laila Harre and the NZ Prostitutes Collective.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Southland Times

Proof of Dotcom's extravagance

Movie and music studios suing Kim Dotcom are seeking full disclosure of his assets, citing extravagant holidays, parties and his offer of a $5 million bounty to show he is still living extravagantly.

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Related Topix: Megaupload, Media, Paramount Pictures

Manawatu Standard

Dotcom should drop 'bombshell' now

Internet Party founder Kim Dotcom is planning to drop an election "bombshell" five days before the election that will obliterate Prime Minister John Key.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Russia Taday

Kim Dotcom's Mega blocked in Italy for 'promoting piracy'

The Megaupload founder's new project Mega has been banned by an Italian court for promoting distribution of pirated movies.

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Related Topix: Megaupload

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Fran O'Sullivan: Papers' release a major step towards openness

It's tempting to think New Zealand's chief spymaster, Rebecca Kitteridge, may have allowed herself a passing moment of schadenfreude as she put her signature to the release of declassified documents relating to Kim Dotcom.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Megaupload

The New Zealand Herald

John Armstrong: Memo Dotcom - Put up or shut up

The time has come for Kim Dotcom to put up or shut up, for this intelligent, canny but highly manipulative individual to front with his yet-to-be-made public disclosures which he boasts will blow John Key out of the water - and though Dotcom does not say it directly, presumably bring a rapid end to Key's days as Prime Minister.

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Related Topix: Megaupload, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Editorial: Dotcom saga shows why independent judges best

We have long argued here that immigration applications should not be decided by a minister of the Crown.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Hollywood Reporter

Kim Dotcom's Music Streaming Service Plans Australian IPO

Baboom, a new online music streaming service associated with Internet mogul and Mega founder Kim Dotcom , is seeking to raise AUS$4.5 million to fund its start up, with the aim of listing on the Australian Stock Exchange by the end of 2014.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The secret Dotcom papers

The SIS tried to block Kim Dotcom's residency application but dropped their objection 90 minutes after being told there was "political pressure" to let the tycoon into New Zealand, secret documents from the spy agency reveal.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

EDGE

Fifi Howls From Happiness

Post-1979 Revolution, ayatollahs put underwear on his unabashed nude sculptures, but Mohassess himself destroyed most of his vibrant and vital paintings reflecting on My Lai, the Gulf War, Chernobyl and other atrocities, noting "I don't work for posterity."

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The Motley Fool

Baboom Music Service Will Make Money by Hijacking Online Ads

Music piracy isn't as big of a problem as it used to be. But where streaming services like Spotify were designed to convert digital pirates into legitimate music consumers, they've also taken a bite out of digital download revenue.

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Related Topix: Piracy News, Spotify, Megaupload

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Russia Taday

Kim Dotcom US extradition hearing delayed until 2015

The Megaupload founder has been told that his extradition hearing has been delayed again - he will now have to wait until at least February 2015 to find out his fate.

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Related Topix: Megaupload

Southland Times

Dotcom takes some 'me time' in Queenstown

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is in Queenstown enjoying the view from his bathroom, dog-sledding and taking some family time.

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Related Topix: Megaupload

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Slashdot

Encryption Keys For Kim Dotcom's Data Can't Be Given To FBI, Court Rules

Fast-forward to 2014: Dotcom wants access to the seized but encrypted content. A New Zealand judge has now ruled that even if the Megaupload founder supplies the passwords, the encryption keys cannot be forwarded to the FBI .

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Neowin.net

Steve Wozniak: Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch is "so worthless"

Wozniak told Xconomy.com that he is a fan of the general smartwatch idea, but the execution still needs work.

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Related Topix: Stephen Wozniak, Megaupload, Microsoft, Startups

Sun Jun 29, 2014

International Business Times

New Zealand Home Affordability Rate Deteriorating; Auckland Named Least Affordable Region

The housing affordability across New Zealand has worsened, according to Massey University's Home Affordability Report.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Megaupload, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Jun 24, 2014

EDGE

Back On Board: Greg Louganis

Cheryl Furjanic's feature length documentary about the life and career of Olympic Diving champion Greg Louganis is lovingly chronicled in "Back on Board: Greg Louganis."

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Related Topix: Greg Louganis

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