Mega Is Already Getting a Ton of Copyright Takedown Requests Because Obviously

Mega and Megaupload sprang forth from the same loins so maybe it's unsurprising that Kim Dotcom's latest venture into the world of file sharing is already running into problems. Here we go again kids. Read More >>

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Kim Dotcom Is Stranded in the Middle of Nowhere and Live-Tweeting About It

Kim Dotcom is a character. Giving the finger to the government that took his site down by setting up a new one. Throwing a press conference complete with a fake FBI raid, pyrotechnics and dancers. Demolishing cheap lawn furniture. Now, thanks to helicopter problems, he's stranded in the middle of nowhere. Ever the showman, he's making something of an event of it. Read More >>

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Kim Dotcom Wants to Encrypt Half the Internet

Tired of Kim Dotcom yet? No? Okay, here's a pretty good interview with Russia Today in which the Megaupload founder chats up his fight with the U.S. Justice department; possible extradition, and the new Mega. Read More >>

One Important Way Mega Is More Law-Proof than Megaupload

Mega is here, and you've been hearing a lot about its encryption, as well as it not really working too great just yet. But maybe the most important thing is Mega's promise of being less of a lawsuit magnet. A lot of steps have been taken there, but there's one that stands out as the biggest: Mega doesn't use de-duplication. Read More >>

Mega Will Speed Up Soon, Says Kim Dotcom

Mega's service has pretty much sucked since its launch, which is not surprising if you believe that one million people signed up in the first day of service. Not to worry, folks, according to Kim Jong Dot-Com-Uh, everything will be smooth as butter on on hot toast, "soon": Read More >>

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How Mega's Encryption Will Protect You, But Mostly Kim Dotcom

Almost exactly one year ago, MegaUpload unexpectedly went down in flames. Now, Kim Dotcom's new venture, plain old "Mega" is rising from the ashes. But things will be different this time. Why? Dotcom's prepped this baby against all manner of attack, and its encryption is the first line of defense, for him and for you. Read More >>

Kim Dotcom's Mega Manifesto: "Privacy Is a Basic Human Right"

The launch event for Kim Dotcom's Mega broadcasted to the word live from his mansion in New Zealand was a huge spectacle of lofty ideas. Mega isn't just super-private file storage in the cloud. It's a political statement: Privacy is a basic human right. Read More >>

Mega Uses Random Data From Your Mouse and Keyboard To Beef Up Its Already Insane Encryption

Kim Dotcom's newly launched Mega is determined not to get screwed over by the rozzers the way MegaUpload did, and the trick is encryption, lots of encryption. Mega's really going that extra mile too: it's using your random mouse and keyboard data to strengthen your crypto keys. Read More >>

Kim Dotcom's Mega Is Now Open To the Public

Mega, Kim Dotcom's big, flashy new copyright-dismantling file-sharing/storage site with encryption up the wazoo has finally launched. You can head on over and sign up right now. That is, so long as the site can hold under the crazy traffic. So far, it looks like it's getting crushed under traffic. Different people are experiencing different things. Read More >>

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Kim Dotcom's New File Sharing Service Users Will Have 50GB Free Storage

Kim Dotcom seems firmly determined to give the megafinger to the Feds and continue with his meganew file sharing megaproject after megaupload was megashutteddowned. He claims his new Mega will give 50GB of storage space to every user. For free. If true, it will obliterate Dropbox and Skydrive. Read More >>

megaupload Is Dead; Long Live

Kim Dotcom's dream of hosting the follow-up to Megaupload at fell through last week when Gabon's government objected. No worry: instead it will appear at the rather less-snappy Read More >>

Kim Dotcom's Gets Hacked By 'Real Pirates' Too

Not only did Kim Dotcom's Megaupload reboot get its domain name seized, it seems 'real pirates' have taken offence to Dotcom, and have hacked his domain to redirect to a group calling themselves 'Omega'. What's more, they want to sell it to Dotcom's adversaries -- looks like ol'Kimmy's got a war on his hands. Read More >>

Megaupload's New Website Has Already Been Shut Down

Kim Dotcom has been hyping up Megaupload's new website Mega for so long that it seemed like a given that the file sharing site would come back bigger and badder. But it doesn't look likely because has already been shut down by Gabon, a small country in Africa that controls the .ga domain. Read More >>

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Haha, Kim Dotcom Wants to Build an Underwater Broadband Pipeline

Kim Dotcom is trying to build an undersea broadband pipeline that connects Australia, New Zealand, and Los Angeles. Translation: the Megaupload founder is trying to resurrect a project that is seriously never going to happen. Read More >>

Kim Dotcom's Piracy Network Could Help Fund Free New Zealand Broadband

Troubled internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom wants to help install a new undersea cable linking the US and his adopted country of New Zealand, which would be paid for in part by his new piracy venture -- and could eventually subsidise broadband for New Zealanders. Read More >>

Feds: You Ain't Getting Your Megaupload Data Back

Ever since Megaupload was raided and shut down, there has been wild speculation about what would happen to the data stored on its servers. Now, Federal prosecutors are proposing a route forward which will make it impossible for any normal person to recover their data. Read More >>


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