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Kim Dotcom faces U.S. extradition following court loss

Dotcom could be headed to the U.S. to answer copyright charges

Ben Gourlay | Dec 22, 2015 at 10:36 pm CST (0 mins, 30 secs time to read)

A New Zealand court ruled today that Kim Dotcom, along with three co-accused can be extradited to the United States to face four year old charges of copyright infringement stemming from the Mega Upload file sharing platform. In handing down his ruling backing the case that Dotcom should face the United States legal system, Judge Nevin Dawson relayed that the U.S. government had an "overwhelming" amount of evidence proving guilt in millions of lost revenue for copyright holder.

Kim Dotcom faces U.S. extradition following court loss |

Dotcom's team plan has immediately filed an appeal, ensuring the long-running saga has a way to go just yet.

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Ben Gourlay


Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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