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John McAfee punted from Portland party pad

Eccentric security pioneer has moved on to Canada

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IT's funnest guy, John McAfee, is making news again for things that have very little to do with technology.

McAfee-watchers will recall that he last year found himself in all sorts of trouble after being accused of murder, fleeing Belize before being deported from Guatemala to the USA. He later washed up in the hipster city of Portland, where he busied himself issuing conspiracy theories and shooting bizarre videos featuring guns, lots of guns, and scantily-clad models.

Other antics now seem to have upset his landlord and neigbours so much that, according to local outlet The Oregonian, he's been evicted from his rented party pad in an apartment block called 20 Hawthorne, which helpfully publishes a rate card that tells us he was shelling out at least $US1200 a month for his digs.

Whatever he was paying, The Oregonian reports the building's manager has taken out a “protective order” against McAfee, who has been asked to leave.

McAfee has told Bloomberg he wasn't evicted but chose to leave for his current digs in Montreal. News of the protective order therefore came as a surprise, as did allegations he “stalked” the building manager. ®

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