Kim Dotcom's Extradition Hearing Delayed Again, Pushed to 2014

The MegaUpload case is certainly not proceeding according to schedule

In January 2012, almost two years ago, MegaUpload, the largest cyberlocker on the planet, was shut down by the feds and the people associated with it arrested.

Kim Dotcom, the founder and owner of the site, along with Finn Batato, Mathias Ortmann and Bram van der Kolk were detained by New Zealand police at the command of Hollywood movie studios.

Since then, the US entertainment industry has been fighting, or rather, the US authorities have been fighting for them, to get the four people extradited to the US where they can get a "fair" trial.

At the time, this seemed like a trivial affair, considering how compliant the New Zealand authorities had been until then. But two years later, Dotcom and his "co-conspirators" are yet to get their day in court.

The hearing for the extradition was set for November 22, after being delayed several times already. It has now been pushed back further, to April 2014, as 3News reports.

Granted, Dotcom has moved on and has other businesses to attend to, but the MegaUpload assets and money are still all seized by authorities.

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