Kim Dotcom Told the Court He Was Beaten by the PoliceAdded: Sunday, August 12th, 2012
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Earlier this week MegaUpload’s founder took the witness stand and said that he was physically abused (punched and kicked) by the cops during the raid at his house.
Three-day long hearing at the High Court of Auckland has started. It is scheduled for that long because Kim is not just trying to get some of his money back (those which has nothing to do with the case), but his lawyers also follow a court ruling saying that the search warrants used to raid Dotcom’s house were invalid.
Kim Dotcom told the court that when the raid was just about to start he was busy installing a Windows update. That’s when he heard helicopters outside and thought that it was some guests arriving to celebrate his birthday. However, the events that day proved to be something entirely different.
Dotcom explained that he heard loud banging noises and was scared and worried. He believed that he’d better wait for the cops to come to him rather than popping out and scaring someone who might shoot him. This brutality was unnecessary, he says – if someone simply had knocked on Dotcom’s door saying they have a document with charges, he would have let them in because he didn’t expect anything like that ever happen. In addition, it seems that the cops were following Dotcom for some time that day and had a chance to arrest him when he was leaving the music studio in the morning.
Speaking about the action again, MegaUpload’s owner admitted that in the “red room” where he was hiding he had access to a firearm, the first two rounds in which were rubber bullets. Nevertheless, when the police came in, his stance was one of “surrender”, which for some reason didn’t stop the police to use force.
Dotcom claimed he had a punch to the face, boots kicking him down to the floor, and a knee to the ribs. One of the coppers was standing on his hand, and his wrists were tied with a cable. Dotcom admitted it was really tight – he was screaming.
In the meantime, the three-day long hearing will also take statements from the country’s Special Tactics Group – the elite anti-terror force which actually conducted the raid in question. In addition, CCTV footage captured at his house is scheduled to be scrutinized. Nevertheless, the local prosecutors are currently trying to conceal the footage, allowing only a transcript of police-recorded audio.
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Sunday, August 12th, 2012
|posted by (2012-08-12 20:29:03)|
|QUOTE the local prosecutors are currently trying to conceal the footage UNQUOTE|
Now I wonder why that may be huh? Looks like they do have something to hide.
On a separate note surprised there's been no articles about Oron SaM?
|beat him or just made him walk 20 yards? that'd beat that fat fooker for sure|
|Their is an excellent interview video of Dotcom on YouTube you should watch.|
IF any of what he states in it; the US Feds are very screwed as well as the "entertainment Industry - MPAA, RIAA and others".
He stated there WAS a system in place where a "copyright - Claimed to be one Holder" can go into Megauploads system and file a DMCA violation AS WELL AS TAKE DOWN WHAT THEY CLAIM IS THE VIOLATION BY THEMSELVES..
Just proving this will make this so called crap case fall apart and Dotcom has stated he will fight. Looks like they picked on the wrong person and in the future there will be hell to pay for those involved in screwing Dotcom and millions of LEGAL users who lost their files due to this.
GET READY TO RUMBLE..
I can hear the azzholes already puckering in DC and the White House since Dotcom stated the VP is involved in what has happened.
Court Video where he sticks it to them: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqJGUMxi8YY&feature=related
|posted by (2012-08-13 01:16:23)|
|in the words of Larry the cable guy "the EPT test, if its RED yer dead but if its BLUE yer screwed....the BLUEeeR is it the more scrueed you is.....for the entertainment industry its not looking good ether way. but then again since they own the US and the FBI all they will do if buy there way out.|
|posted by (2012-08-13 19:37:54)|
|Just shows how much of a rich bubble reality kimdotcom was living in by his surprise at how the cops behaved, welcome to the real world b!!!tch LMFAO this is how 80% of all cops treat us regular tax paying people all the time, hostility and brute force if you don't do what you are told, did he miss the riot news from London last year??? I'm an old man now but I was personally forcefully throttled aged 14 when i questioned a cops actions as he searched us on the street without even proving he was a cop!! This was a heavy set man in his 40's throttling a 14 year old boy, I am white so i can't even blame racial profiling, cop was just one of those kids bullied at school who dreamed of being a cop when he was adult and seeking revenge on everyone when he is the one with power to abuse, why else would you take a job where everyone hates you, only job that attracts more hate is traffic warden or tax man|
|well shit must happen because this one time I have to agree with menahunie freaking 2012 is real!|
|posted by (2012-08-13 22:09:53)|
|brazil_nuts please grow up if this was you the rivers would be over flowing with your tears ??? what some don`t seam to under stand if this gose pear shaped then we had better look out ( FBI )and the like have there money so can fade into the back ground ( and long live freedom ) we wish!!|
|tonymengela - don't forget the toilet paper and squeezer hard at the end..|
|posted by (2012-08-14 10:02:26)|
|GGTBod not everyone hates the police. Would you rather anarchy?. You moan about dotcom welcomming him to relaity and have a wee bitch yourself. I dont like the coppers but we do need them as there are plenty of nutters around with no real balls because there are PIGS.|
I dont like the way .coms missus was treated by them.
.com is a big unit atleast 6'6" 200kg mabye i can see why the coppers used excessive force here. Wait till he gets to AMERICA then he will know what poor treatment is....
BUT Hell he aint going anywhere as this case has more holes than a drift net.
He will sue the FBI and win.
He wont sue the nz police as they hold grudges and after all this aint .coms country.
|posted by (2012-08-14 15:21:21)|
|I have no issues with the police they are vital, i just expect a fair treatment for poor and rich alike and don't think they have the right to use violence in answer to a question, sorry for being deluded into expecting this is justified and the norm, i was not bitching in anyway i was just surprised people can get to adult life without realising the system is corrupt and we the proletariat are the cogs in the machine and they only pay attention to you when you don't function how they want.|
|posted by (2012-08-15 18:03:22)|
|Wow, as if arresting him for nothing wasnt bad enough, these people are retarded, how do the government(s) manage to f things up this royally all across the board lol|
I've been kinda following this story from the beginning and my opinion has gone from, meh... to hmm... to wtf... and if you speak out about these people "it's a conspiracy theory" lol, word to the wise...whenever you hear the words scifi or conspiracy theory you should pay very Very close attention and do some research.
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