Media Statement from Cameron Slater on Benjamin Rachinger and the hack of The Standard that never actually happened.
A lot of time has passed since the criminal hacker took the bulk of my emails and Facebook chats as part of a planned conspiracy against the Right. And a significant amount of time has passed since my last public statement about Ben Rachinger and the alleged hacking into The Standard blog.
A lot has happened. A lot continues to happen. And my approach has been to say almost nothing to stop it getting in the way of several police complaints, active investigations and court cases I am directly or peripherally involved in. Mostly as the complainant, I’d like to add.
All of this is connected to Kim Dotcom, to the NZ Police, to the NZ Herald, TV3, Colin Craig and several people I can still not name due to other court commitments. But the Ben Rachinger “The Standard hack” issue has now resolved itself to the point where it can be talked about with some degree of isolation without getting in the way of the other issues before the authorities.
Today, with the lifting of the Police-requested and Court-ordered suppression, I am taking the opportunity to do two things.
I’m going to make a number of factual statements today in this release, and I am going to write a number of articles that will delve into some of the detail of what has developed. The first will be published on whaleoil.co.nz later today. Read more »