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Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in Internet |

New Zealand announced that there was illegal spying around Kim Dotcom and Megaupload

New Zealand announced that there was illegal spying around Kim Dotcom and Megaupload

This was confirmed by John Key, prime minister, ordered a new investigation into the country’s spy agency The Government Communications Security Bureau. The agency had conducted illegal wiretaps and surveillance on Dotcom and his workers .

The Government Communications Security Bureau in New Zealand provides information to other foreign intelligence agencies. According to Key, acted illegally to help the police find illegal links on and its founders.

Although the prime minister has offered no names of those involved, now try to clarify who was behind these activities and to what extent was the U.S. involved or not.

Dotcom was accused by U.S. prosecutors under the operation called Mega, accusing the site of illegal file sharing generated $ 175 million in criminal assets around movies, music, books and software. He faces a sentence of up to 20 years in prison for each of the charges of racketeering and money laundering charges in the indictment. Indictment where U.S. seeks extradition for trial in Virginia.

Knew nothing beyond the statement of Key, Dotcom has issued a message from his Twitter account where we read:

Now I’m the villain of James Bond in a suspense thriller about copyright and politicians in the real world, all orchestrated with a dash of Hollywood and the White House.

Please provide more information on the Mega event.

The evidence is in possession Key will now be analyzed by the Intelligence and Security Service of the country in order to establish the facts. Meanwhile, Dotcom’s lawyer was quick to say that:

We want to know if the United States took part in this domestic spying in New Zealand. This must be analyzed and investigated, not only to protect Dotcom, but to protect the privacy of all New Zealanders.

And is that Key himself speaks of an investigation to clarify what happened. According to the Prime Minister:

I hope our intelligence organizations always act within the law. Its operations depend on the trust of the citizens.

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