Kim Dotcom Could Seek New Zealand Trial After Co-Defendants Strike Deal
This week former Megaupload operators Mathias Ortmann and Bram van der Kolk revealed that instead of being extradited to the United States to face copyright-related charges, their case will now be handled in New Zealand. As Kim Dotcom vows to keep fighting extradition, he says that he too should be given the same right. Of course, nothing is straightforward.
For at least a decade, Kim Dotcom and co-defendants Mattias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk, and Finn Batato faced a mountain of charges in the United States, a country that has never been visited by the former.
More recently, however, there has been a significant shift in positions, meaning that just one of the quartet still faces being shipped there against their will.
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