A New Zealand District Court made several major errors when it decided to grant the extradition of Kim Dotcom and his Megaupload colleagues, Dotcom’s lawyer said today. Noting that the judge copy-pasted extensively from lawyers working for the U.S. Government, he argues that there is absolutely no legal ground to extradite Megaupload’s founder.
Last December a New Zealand District Court ruled that Kim Dotcom and his colleagues can be sent to the United States to face criminal charges.
Judge Nevin Dawson found there was an “overwhelming” case for Dotcom, Mathias Ortmann and Bram van der Kolk, to be extradited.
This decision was immediately appealed and last week a lengthy series of appeal hearings kicked off at New Zealand’s High Court. Represented by a team of lawyers, the Megaupload defendants say that Judge Nevin Dawson failed to give them a fair hearing.
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Time For Truth: (Torrent Freak) – Megaupload: Court Copy-Pasted U.S. Lawyers, Made Glaring Errors