NZ: Police go to PM over hacker “Rawshark’s” identity

David Fisher reports:

John Key was approached by police about his claimed knowledge of the identity of the hacker “Rawshark” but won’t say if he cooperated.

The approach came after the Prime Minister said publicly he had been given the name of a person who was said to be the hacker Rawshark.

If you’re as confused as I was about “Rawshark” is or why he’s important in New Zealand, this might help:

Rawshark was a central figure in last year’s election drama after he claimed to have hacked the computer of blogger Cameron Slater, passing the information to journalist Nicky Hager who used it to write the book Dirty Politics.

Read more on New Zealand Herald.

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