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Kim Dotcom to bring his politics to USA

Not perturbed by the fact that his Internet MANA party efforts in New Zealand failed to earn a seat in Parliament during the last general election, internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has announced his intention to bring the organisation to America, with plans to launch the Internet Party USA in 2015. …

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Kim Dotcom’s Internet Party forms alliance with MANA

Kim Dotcom’s Internet Party just took a big step on the road to becoming a legitimate political force in New Zealand, by forming an official alliance with the MANA party. While both will retain their independence, a new organisation is being formed from the alliance, creating the Internet MANA party. …

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Dotcom’s Internet Party closes on MANA deal, PM embarassed

As internet entrepeneur Kim Dotcom’s Internet Party closes in on a deal with the local MANA party, headed by ex-Maori party leader, Hone Harawira, news has emerged that the Prime Minister John Key, who denies any involvement with his government’s GCSB intelligence agency illegally spying on Kim Dotcom, actually had …

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Kim Dotcom could fund Internet Parties around the world

Kim Dotcom has made headlines here and in many other publications countless times over the past few years for his dealings with MegaUpload, MEGA, Baboom and for a whole host of other reasons, not least perhaps the time his house was raided wby heavily armed police over copyright infringement claims. …

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Watch Kim Dotcom’s Internet Party Picnic speech here

Kim Dotcom recently hosted the first meeting of Internet Party members in his own front garden, calling it the Internet Party Picnic. It ended up drawing in over 700 of the parties first members, where pictures were taken with the MegaUpload founder and with his giraffe sculpture and of course …

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Kim Dotcom hosts Internet Party picnic in his front garden

Kim Dotcom has had a real image upheaval in the past few years. Since his arrest in in 2012 on copyright infringement and money laundering charges and the shutdown of Megaupload, he’s gone from internet playboy and jealousy-inducing picture taker, to one of the faces of the fight for internet …

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Dotcom officially launches the Internet party

Teased and talked about for several months, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s Internet Party political group has now been officially launched, putting its policies out there for the first time and asking for member registrations. On the newly launched website, Dotcom himself introduces the party (along with a parodied special guest) …

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Kim Dotcom to float Mega on stock exchange for $210 milllion NZ

Internet entrepreneur and polarizing figure, Kim Dotcom, has announced that his latest file locker company, Mega, is going to be floated on the New Zealand stock exchange through a reverse takeover of already listed shell company, TRS Investments – though he will still need TRS shareholder approval. According to the …

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New Zealanders split on Kim Dotcom extradition

With Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s extradition trial finally looks like it’s going to take place in a couple of months’ time, there’s been talk in New Zealand of whether or not justice minister Judith Collins should step in and block the extradition. However in a poll of New Zealand citizens, …

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Dotcom’s Internet Party shows modern politics at work

One of the biggest criticisms of politicians, long standing political parties and all that goes along with them, is that they’re antiquated. Often in practices but even more so in their ways of thinking, which is why it’s interesting to watch Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his recently launched Internet …

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Mega CEO talks about being spied upon at TedX

There’s very few people that are ok with the idea of being spied on by government agencies and even less that like it. However when it’s going on, there isn’t a lot we can do, even if you’re a millionaire head of an encrypted cloud network. That’s the situation Vikram …

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One in five would vote for Kim Dotcom’s Internet Party

While Kim Dotcom may have been forced to scrap his Party Party earlier this year, he’s still going ahead with his Internet Party, not a celebration, but a political organisation. In-fact, he’s even more likely to push it forward with it after hearing the news that one in five New …

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Kim Dotcom scraps Party Party over electoral law

Kim Dotcom recently announced two bigs things: that he was launching a political party and that he was throwing a “Party Party,” to celebrate his 40th birthday, the launch of his new album and the two year anniversary of his Megaupload arrest. Now though he’s had to cancel the latter, …

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Kim Dotcom’s political party named, detailed

The Internet Party is the name of digital entrepreneur Kim Dotcom’s new political party, giving you little reason to guess what one of its main concerns will be. Much of it will be focused around improving the online privacy of individuals, restricting the spying capabilities (legally, not technologically) of intelligence …

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