Patrick Gower asks if Kim Dotcom should be extradited. I prefer rendition. Nevertheless this is not a matter for public opinion it is a simple matter of international law but 3News are trying to run the public opinion angle hard:
3 News can reveal the United States’ most powerful lawyer, Attorney-General Eric Holder, will visit New Zealand next week.
He’s responsible for trying to extradite Kim Dotcom to face copyright charges, and will attack that issue head on while here.
Mr Holder is in charge of the Department of Justice. The buck stops with him when it comes to Dotcom’s extradition to the United States.
He’ll be here next week, speaking at the University of Auckland on a highly relevant topic: cyber crime and international cooperation.
Obviously, Mr Holder wants Dotcom back in the US to face copyright charges.
But 3 News asked 1000 Kiwi voters what they thought, and, while 48 percent said Dotcom should stay, almost as many – 42 percent – said he should go, extradite him. The rest didn’t know. Read more »