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On Tuesday afternoon (Wednesday, Auckland time) a New Zealand judge ordered that founder Kim Dotcom and his co-defendants should be extradited to the United States to face criminal charges over alleged massive copyright infringement on his now-shuttered site, Megaupload.
The judgement, which almost certainly will be appealed, sets the stage for the winding down of Dotcom’s tenacious years-long legal fight against the American judicial system.
As Ira Rothken, Dotcom’s California-based lawyer, tweeted:
The @KimDotcom team looks forward to having the US request for extradition reviewed in the High Court.We have no other comments at this time
— Ira Rothken (@rothken) December 23, 2015
American authorities allege that the “Mega Conspiracy…generated more than $175 million in criminal proceeds…