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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom plans to launch new political party in New Zealand

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom announced Monday he will launch a political party in New Zealand to contest next year’s elections, drawing a scornful response from Prime Minister John Key. Dotcom said his plans were still embryonic but the yet-to-be-named party would launch on January 20, the second anniversary of an…

Kim Dotcom’s bail rejected in New Zealand

Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom has failed to overturn a ruling that he remain behind bars in New Zealand while US officials seek his extradition for alleged copyright piracy, according to reports. Dotcom appeared in the Auckland High Court to appeal a judge’s refusal last week to grant bail because he…