New Zealand PM apologizes to Kim DotCom, case unraveling
New Zealand illegally spied on MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom prior to his January arrest on copyright charges. Today that country’s leader apologized.
(Credit: Kim DotCom/Greg Sandoval/CNET)
Members of New Zealand’s government believed the law gave them the right to spy on MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom because he was a foreign national.
They were wrong.
In New Zealand today, Prime Minister John Key apologized to DotCom for the spying conducted against him by the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).
The United States has accused DotCom of criminal copyright violations and in…
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