The larger-than-life story of Kim Dotcom, the “most wanted man online,” is extraordinary enough, but the battle between Dotcom and the US Government and entertainment industry, being fought in New Zealand, is one that goes to the heart of ownership, privacy and piracy in the digital age.
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In a world where Jeff Bezos of Amazon attends and gets an honorable mention at the Oscar ceremony but Kim Dotcom of Megaupload gets FBI/DOJ raid over alleged copyright infringement to terrorist proportions, you know that justice has gone a bit wonky in this contemporary climate.
Another fascinating insight into one of the internet's most eccentric players. A great look at how the dominant players will go out of their way to break laws and collude with Governments to protect their vested interests. Kim himself is bright, intelligent and incredibly shrewd. I can't help but see similarities to Assange in the damage to an ego that constant surveillance does. 3.5 stars