Appeal Court rejects Dotcom's bid to stay extradition, says misconduct claims should be heard at trial

Paul McBeth
Thu, 05 Jul 2018

By Paul McBeth July 5 (BusinessDesk) - The Court of Appeal has rejected Kim Dotcom and his co-accused's efforts to avoid extradition to the US and says not only do the charges qualify, but unlawful spying and other misconduct are an issue for the actual trial in Virginia.  Justices Stephen Kos, Christine French and Forrie Miller today said they were satisfied New Zealand law allowed extradition for copyright infringement in this case, and that the allegations against Dotcom, Mathias Ortmann, Finn Batato and Bram van der Kolk would establi...

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