How responsible is the NZ government for the Kim Dotcom fiasco?

By Jane Clifton In Politics

Print Share
6th October, 2012
Talk about thrills and spills. Kim Dotcom must be tempted to believe New Zealand and its governmental architecture are a giant theme park adventure ride designed especially for him. As with any good fairground ride, there have been scary bits: when armed police choppered into his mansion, and then all that time in the clink with a lumpy mattress. But since then, it’s been fun fun fun. After a trouble-prone career as first an internet hacker and later a buccaneer testing the margins of intellectual property law, he seems to have been doing what lawyers call jurisdiction-shopping when he ...

NZ Listener digital and print subscriptions

Thanks for your interest in this article.  To get your latest edition of the NZ Listener via a print subscription click here.

The NZ Listener is now also available via a Zinio digital experience – read the latest edition on your computer or via the Zinio app on your tablet.  To find our more click here.

Accessing archive content: If you’re interested in accessing archive content, please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.  We endeavor to get back to you within 5 working days.

If you already have an archive content login, please login to view and unlock content.

Any queries regarding access please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.

More by Jane Clifton

Switch to our mobile site