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… » 1/21/13 12:40pm 1/21/13 12:40pm

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

Kim Dotcom just broadcast a batshit spectacle live to the world from his mansion in New Zealand. Lofty ideas! Techno! A fake FBI raid! The gist: His new startup Mega isn't just super-private file storage in the cloud. It's a political statement about your privacy. Your data is yours and yours alone. » 1/20/13 3:12am 1/20/13 3:12am

Hands On With Kim Dotcom's New Mega: This Service Could Dismantle…

Kim Dotcom's Mega officially launches tomorrow, but we're already in. From the membership plans we showed you this morning, the service might look like it's just another online storage locker like Dropbox or Google Drive. (Update: It's live.) But it's way more than that. Mega is a weapon aimed straight at copyright… » 1/18/13 2:59pm 1/18/13 2:59pm

MegaUpload Slated To Rise From the Ashes on the Anniversary of Its Death

MegaUpload has been down for almost a year now, but mastermind Kim Dotcom has had no intentions of letting it stay that way. Previously, he's teased some details about a relaunch and the servers are bought and paid for. Now, we've got a date: January 19th, 2013, the one-year anniversary of the takedown. » 10/27/12 12:00pm 10/27/12 12:00pm