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

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

Kim Dotcom's newly launched Mega is determined not to get screwed over by the Feds 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. » 1/19/13 1:56pm 1/19/13 1:56pm

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

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