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Kim Dotcom wins access to his New Zealand assets

Says the case against him is falling apart
Wed Apr 16 2014, 15:19
Kim Dotcom Megaupload

POLITICAL LEANING CLOUD MAGNATE Kim Dotcom has won an important court victory by winning back access to his assets.

He probably has substantial assets out there, and Kiwi authorities seized practically all of Dotcom's assets in conjunction with their infamous raid on his home.

It was the New Zealand High Court that decided to reunite Dotcom with his New Zealand assets, and the Mega boss said that the next stage of his legal campaign will take place in Hong Kong.

"The NZ asset ruling is HUGE. We've just filed a case in Hong Kong against unlawful seizure of #Megaupload. The US case is falling apart!," he tweeted.

"Our assets were seized for 800 days and still I was able to fight back even with my hands tied behind my back. Imagine what I can do now!!!"

Dotcom, who recently launched his Internet Party, played out his celebrations on Twitter and posted some examples of things that he will soon be reunited with.

He also promised to take party members to a racetrack as a reward.

According to the New Zealand Herald, Dotcom was parted from at least 17 cars and around $10m in financial assets.

While he was looking forward to his reunion with his assets Dotcom was also talking up the support that his nascent political party has attracted.

He spoke of a critical mass of members and promised to legalise marijuana, in line with what his supporters wanted.

Dotcom will have access to his assets within two weeks if the New Zealand government doesn't appeal the High Court's ruling. µ


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