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Hearing in extradition case Kim Dotcom has been postponed to 2015
The hearing in which the U.S. uitleveringszverzoek former director Megaupload Kim Dotcom is treated, has been postponed again. The hearing is now scheduled for February 16, 2015. The case has been running since January 2012 after a raid at his home in New Zealand.
Kim Dotcom is seen by Americans as one of the leaders behind widespread copyright violations with the former cyberlocker site Megaupload. After his arrest in 2012, Dotcom has been released on bail, after which the extradition request in March 2013 would be treated. However, this was postponed and a second date, in April this year, proved unfeasible.
The case of Dotcom will now be dealt with until next year so says the Internet entrepreneur on Twitter. The date is 16 February 2015. One reason why the trial has been postponed, is not given by the court.
Kim Dotcom in the U.S. also sued by the entertainment industry in a number of civil lawsuits. According to film the entertainment industry would be more than $ 500 million, or $, 367 million have been missed by his activities. Dotcom, who will participate in the elections in New Zealand, with September 20, believes that the civil cases is to make the criminal case against him is no longer feasible. He also announced that he had still not received the FBI data that have been seized. During the invasion in 2012, a copyViewing:-254
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