In other recent news related to the case from New Zealand -
A Kiwi judge has overruled the wishes of the US Government and granted internet millionaire Kim Dotcom the right to information gathered by the FBI in the copyright case against him.- from the stuff article linked above
The US had stringently opposed the piracy-accused's application for "disclosure", citing its treaty agreements with New Zealand which meant the process was not mandatory.
In making his decision, in the Auckland District Court yesterday, Judge David Harvey said Dotcom's right to a fair trial was at risk if he was not given disclosure.
Imagine that - a NZ judge tells the US that a fair trial is actually important - the cheeky bugger!!
(visit the link for the full news article)
edit on 13-6-2012 by Aloysius the Gaul because: (no reason given)