Dotcom given access to NZ$6 million for legal fees and living expenses

By Shawn Knight ยท 5 replies
Aug 29, 2012
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  1. A New Zealand court has granted MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom access to an additional NZ$6 million ($4.84 million) in addition to the NZ$750,000 he was granted previously in order to pay legal fees, living costs and rent for his estate...

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  2. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,997   +1,317

    Let him keep the hilux, hell never need another vehicle...
  3. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TS Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    Meh im done with this chubby idjit. He is playing the victim when in reality he is just another criminal with money. And as such, he will buy himself out of any trouble. It makes me ill to think that yet another criminal will buy their way out of jail. Justice is supposed to be blind, not for sale.
  4. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,595   +257

    Well Tygerstrike, think about this.
    Pawn shops buy just about anything from people.
    People steal **** and pawn/sell it all the time, but what pawn shops do isnt considered illegal.
    The law comes in and punishes those who have stolen the items, not the pawn shop.

    Now use this analogy with Megaupload. This is just a service, whether people abuse it or not is up to them and whether they want to suffer the consequences.

    Now, again... this has been debated and argued upon, so I wont be coming back to see any replies, because I just dont care.

    All I know is that Kim Dotcom is now infamous from the whole ordeal. Good for him, hope Megaupload comes back up soon. :)
  5. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TS Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    You might be right, however he is just another in a long line of ppl who can buy justice. Your analogy is appropriate however you need to add the pawn shop owner embezzeling from his own store. Then you will have covered MU and Dotcom's situation a bit better. Personally I think he should have to go spend some time incarcerated, it might help him loose some of that fat.
  6. techpoppin

    techpoppin TS Rookie

    Wait... So he's loaded but the New Zealand government is giving him an extra $5 million to fight this battle!?!

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