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“Misleading” Orcon forced to pull Dotcom broadband ad
Advertising Standards Agency rules that the statement "truly unlimited broadband" is misleading.
17 Dec 13
Mega launches iOS app
Kim Dotcom's cloud storage service Mega has released an iOS app, available free of charge from the App Store.
02 Dec 13
Crown claims "deficient" Dotcom search warrants not invalid
Search warrants executed in the 2012 arrest of Mega founder Kim Dotcom were deficient, but not so much as to be invalid and could still be understood by a reasonable person, according to the Crown.
29 Nov 13
Slingshot and Dotcom offer free MEGA accounts to customers
In partnership with internet mogul Kim Dotcom, Slingshot aims to provide New Zealand consumers with unprecedented value for online services, starting with Free MEGA accounts for all Slingshot customers.
02 Nov 13
Dotcom fights for 1st world NZ internet
"Every day, thousands of Kiwis are living below the global broadband line…"
03 Oct 13
Kim Dotcom resigns Mega directorship to fight US charges
Flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has resigned as a director of his Mega data storage empire to focus on his efforts on fighting extradition to the United States and other projects.
05 Sep 13
NZ ministers added to hit list for global hacker to attack
You Protested. Your Government did not listen. We have gathered intelligence on those responsible: John Phillip Key, Peter Dunne, Bill English…
03 Sep 13
Kim Dotcom for PM? Call it the No Hope Party says Key
Megaupload founder is set to launch his own political party in New Zealand, hoping to win power at the November 2014 elections.
02 Sep 13
GCSB fights back over global hacking threat
Following Anonymous' threatening video aimed at the New Zealand government, GCSB has hit back...
30 Aug 13
Dotcom GCSB ruling… a sad day for NZ
It's a sad day for the people of New Zealand when government spies can break the law and not be held to account for it.
30 Aug 13
Global hacker fires warnings at NZ govt
To the government of New Zealand: you have our full attention and we are watching your every move. Consider yourself warned.
28 Aug 13
89% of Kiwis vote NO to GCSB bill
The coalition to stop the GCSB bill received an 89% approval rate in Auckland last night, led by Mega founder Kim Dotcom.
20 Aug 13
GCSB opposition unites in Auckland tonight
Labour Party leader David Shearer and Mega founder Kim Dotcom to head a public meeting in Auckland tonight, addressing key issues surrounding the controversial GCSB bill.
19 Aug 13
You gotta fight, for Dotcom's right, for transparency…
Megaupload founder dispatches legal team to Wellington today, as his lawyers fight for full disclosure in New Zealand's highest court.
30 Jul 13
Key: Kiwis don't know what they're talking about
Prime Minister believes GCSB protesters are either misinformed or pursuing a political agenda as thousands rally in opposition to the bill.
29 Jul 13
Rallying Kiwis rebel against GCSB bill
Thousands unite across New Zealand in protest against the government's GCSB spying bill, led by Kim Dotcom in Auckland.
29 Jul 13
Privacy scare? NZ govt should grow a pair
Kim Dotcom claims to be the "living, breathing example of why the GCSB must not be given greater powers and limited accountability" at a protest launch in Auckland yesterday.
26 Jul 13
Should pressured NZ bow to Dotcom demands?
Kim Dotcom may be wanted in the US for alleged copyright crimes, but should New Zealand bow to such demands for extradition?
17 Jul 13
Is the writing on the wall for US spying?
Kim Dotcom beams "United Stasi of America' on to US embassy in Berlin, bragging "I defaced the US embassy in Berlin with a truth-projection last night. 0wned!"
12 Jul 13
NZ spies carry damaging disguise
By approving proposals to new government spy laws, are New Zealanders running the inherent risk of accepting an ideology that is abhorrently wrong? After all, legal does not mean right.
12 Jul 13
Facebook slams NZ spying law
Social networking giant seeks an exemption over government proposals which could see over two million Kiwis spied on by authorities.
11 Jul 13
Android App Review: Mega
Given the hype surrounding the unveiling of the Mega Android app, we got out best man on the job to give his unbiased view on Kim Dotcom’s latest release.
09 Jul 13
Telecom hosts Dotcom's Mega site
Internet mogul and telco agree a deal, with Mega CEO Vikram Kumar saying Gen-i will account for around 10% of the website's capacity.
08 Jul 13
Mega launches Android app
Kim Dotcom releases official Android app - now available free of charge from the Google Play Store - with iOS and Windows to follow.
05 Jul 13