Kim Dotcom releases 'Mr President'
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 7:00p.m.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak spoke to Campbell Live this evening, calling the charges against Kim Dotcom in the Megaupload case ‘phoney’ and ‘weak’.
Dotcom himself believes he and his co-accused are victims of a politically driven prosecution.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak talks about Kim Dotcom.
After the failure of the Stop Online Piracy Act in the US (SOPA), the Motion Picture Association of America lobbied Hollywood for something, anything, to be done to send a message to combat piracy.
Dotcom believes the shut down of Megaupload was that message.
However, the US says it wasn’t about messages, it was about fighting internet crime.
Today, six months after his arrest, Dotcom is launching a new website; Kim.com.
He’s also releasing his musical response to Washington – a song called ‘Mr President’.
Watch the video to see Kim Dotcom’s political debut ‘Mr President’
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26/07/2012 1:15:20 p.m.
Dotcom claims the US has no right as Megaupload is based outside the US. The most money Megaupload made was in the US paid into US accounts, and they had servers in the US as local servers gave better speed/bandwidth that couldn't be done from outside the US. Megaupload was operating in the US, and subject to its laws.Internet providers are like a post office. The law changed and put responsibility on the post offices, like adding sniffer dogs/scanners to reduce contrabnd, ie private customs duties. Other internet companies have spent 100's of millions doing exactly that. Megaupload chose to save MEGABUCKS on this compliance, even promoted that they didn't check content! If have customs officers that should check/stop contraband that help contraband through customs - the officer is crimminally accountable. This is the internet version of the this.This is the basis of the US case against Dotcom and its strong enough Dotcom doesn't want to risk a court case in the US for it.
25/07/2012 11:07:05 a.m.
Kim Dotcom should run for president and save 'the peoples' internet from these leeches!
23/07/2012 4:09:32 p.m.
I wish Kim . com all the best, and I hope he never donates to any NZ politician again, and in fact, I think he should ask for his money to be refunded, he needs some cash at the moment, and they have cost him dearly with their ignorance of the law, and their inept Police force.
23/07/2012 3:54:04 p.m.
Clever song, but I must admit I prefer his first release about John Banks and his forgetfulness.
23/07/2012 1:05:03 p.m.
blake your biggest supporter... wrote:
Mr Dotcom is the man!!!! shame on you MR president. Power to the people flag the government!!!!!
23/07/2012 12:15:08 p.m.
Web Guru wrote:
The charges against kim dotcom might be weak but he should definitively be thrown in a sound proof cell for the the act of ear assault in the first degree
23/07/2012 5:41:58 a.m.
yes kim dotcom is totally right in this things.
people are tired of this outdated politics.watch the "thrive movement" from foster gamble on youtube.
21/07/2012 10:51:18 p.m.
Don't forget the US stated relics that 'it wasn't about the message, but 'it was about fighting the internet crime'..Don't forget those are involved in this serrade relics to be added to - a song called 'Mr.President'..
21/07/2012 6:31:09 p.m.
Very cool.Hope Obama likes it.
21/07/2012 5:28:03 p.m.
Yawn, go away.
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