There be internet pirates

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4th February, 2012
It is not every day that New Zealand features prominently in the kind of legal stoush that has been described by one US news outlet as “one of the most important copyright cases of all time”. According to US authorities, Kim Dotcom and his cohorts are modern-day pirates – the scourge of honest traders trying to make a buck by shipping their wares across the world’s digital oceans. Dotcom’s lawyers argue that he and his company are simply providing a service protected under US copyright laws. Megaupload, the file-sharing website Dotcom helped to found, is said to be responsible ...

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