raid is still a major point of contention. When the site was taken down and founder Kim Dotcom
arrested, it was said that the raid made on his sprawling mansion was excessive to the point of lunacy. Officers with semiautomatic rifles and police helicopters were likely not needed for such an operation, even if he were the piracy kingpin groups like the RIAA
claimed. This broadcast from 3 News
has revealed footage of the raid from the police helicopter's point of view.