There’s no need for me to dwell on this disgrace. There’s plenty of coverage.*


“Of course I apologize to Mr Dotcom. I apologize to New Zealanders …”
— Prime Minister John Key (MP3 file here)

Ghastly.

Sometimes being the Minister in charge of the ‘intelligence’ services is a real let-down.
I doubt that Mr Key is enjoying his work day at the moment. What a waste of Brand-Key this is.

- P

*Here’s the list from Bryce Edwards’ NZ Politics Daily round up today.

Spying on Dotcom

Kirsty Johnston and Ian Steward (Stuff): Dotcom’s lawyers question police statements
Graeme Edgeler (Public Address): Kim Dotcom: Questions and Answers
Fran O’Sullivan (Herald): Dotcom spying worry for business
Ian Steward and Kirsty Johnston (Stuff): Expert to make Dotcom spy data decision
Danyl Mclauchlin (Dim-Post): No surprises please
Jane Clifton (Stuff): Drop, cover and hold, John
Scott Yorke (Imperator Fish):No Sympathy
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): A theory with the GCSB case  
Dom Post: Editorial: Spying is a betrayal of trust
Claire Trevett, Adam Bennett and Andrew Koubaridis (Herald): Police blamed for Dotcom spying scandal

 
And, you can be sure we haven’t heard the last of it.