A-G seeks Court of Appeal approval to send Dotcom's computers to US

Tue, 02 Jun 2015

By Suze Metherell June 2 (BusinessDesk) - The Attorney-General has launched a Court of Appeal bid to send Kim Dotcom's computers and other devices to the US, following a Supreme Court ruling that found the warrants for their seizure weren't illegal. Last December, the court ruled the search warrants executed in the high-profile 2012 raid on the internet entrepreneur were valid, although Chief Justice Sian Elias issued a dissenting view. Appearing via teleconference in the Court of Appeal before Justices Ellen France, Tony Randerson and Do...
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