Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom is the founder of Megaupload, a now-defunct file-sharing online service that was registered in Hong Kong. The German citizen also has residency in New Zealand and Hong Kong. In January 2012, Dotcom was indicted in the US and accused of racketeering by facilitating massive copyright fraud. He was arrested in Coatesville, Auckland, New Zealand, during an armed raid and is fighting extradition to the US.

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PUBLISHED : Monday, 21 January, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 21 January, 2013, 3:35am
 

In the dark ages … the enemies of progress burned books … Today they are burning websites

Kim Dotcom, launching a file-sharing website to replace the one closed down by the U.S.

 

We will go back to the time of Redbeard, of pirates, of Ottomans imposing ransoms

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, before his ousting, warned of North African chaos if he fell

 

Now it's time to tell [Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying] loudly that he's done a very bad job and hope that he'll listen

Ho Hei-wah, director of the Society for Community Organisation

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