New Zealand’s Justice System Favours Families of Influence – Name Suppression for Leader’s Son Caught Drink Driving in Gisborne -updated

New Zealanders are reminded they have a two-tier justice system which again favours the families of the rich, famous and influential. The name of a teenager caught for drink driving in Gisborne is to be suppressed so as not to embarrass his “prominent leader” father. Furthermore, according to Stuff, he will apply for a discharge without…

British Newspaper Runs Dotcom Rap Video Lampooning Key and Banks

British newspaper The Guardian has run a story about Kim Dotcom‘s rap lampooning John Banks over the donations scandal. The Megaupload founder collaborated with top music producers to question MP’s denials about political contributions. Coming to a club near you soon, the rap is sure to be a hit. Remember the teapottapes saga and the way in which the offending cameraman…

Playboy’s Paradise – a New Brand for New Zealand?

The Auckland arrest of billionaire Kim Dotcom, an investor and online piracy facilitator file-sharing host, in his mansion made worldwide news headlines – and cost Kiwi taxpayers at least $70,000. Along with American agents, the New Zealand police had been conducting an investigation into Dotcom’s website Megaupload since August of last year. He and six…