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How John Key could become New Zealand’s Richard Nixon

John Key’s National Party has regained power in New Zealand, despite being plagued by accusations of misdeeds. But it might not be long before the scandals catch up with Key, writes NZ-based writer Giovanni Tiso.

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Death threats, leaks, Snowden and Eminem: NZ’s weird election campaign

Eminem, Julian Assange and spying allegations are just some of the curious elements in the campaign for New Zealand’s general elections, writes New Zealand-based Italian writer Giovanni Tiso.

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Silent but Mega, Kim Dotcom’s file-sharing comeback

Kim Dotcom is at it again — but this time it’s encrypted. Here’s what’s revolutionary about his new file “sharing” service.

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Online activists and exemplary punishment

Across the world, authorities are wildly overreacting to the threat posed by online activism. History says it won’t work. Expect more Aaron Swartzs, Bradley Mannings and Kim Dotcoms in coming years.

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Tech in ’12: take nothing for granted online

In 2012, Big Copyright suffered several setbacks. And Big Data ramped up its efforts. Our technology expert looks back and forward at the world online.

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The extravagant lifestyle and personal history of Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom has repeatedly claimed he is a victim of US aggression due to his excessive past, but it’s hard to feel sorry for a man whose swimming pool is filled with imported spring water.

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When the Dotcom bubble burst, my (legal) Megauploads vanished

@rupertmurdoch No excuses for phone hacking. No argument. No excuses either for copyright stealing, but plenty of ignorant argument! There are no excuses for copyright “stealing” — nor are there excuses for falling for the fallacy of invincible ignorance. A New Zealand judge denied bail to Kim Dotcom earlier this week, the founder of cyberlocker Megaupload. This means that […]

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