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Kim Dotcom’s Mega branches out into mobile, email, chat & video


By John Glenday, Reporter

February 18, 2013 | 1 min read

Controversial New Zealand internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is to expand Mega, a new file-sharing service, into the spheres of mobile, email, chat & video.

The announcement came courtesy of a tweet on Saturday in which Dotcom stated: “In the coming years #Mega plans to expand from secure cloud storage to secure email, chat & voice, video and "mobile".

Dotcom is seeking to position himself as an online privacy advocate, making a great deal of his boycott of US based servers and email providers – which can be forced to hand over data to the American government.

Mega is said to have had a successful launch last month, garnering thousands of users per minute, after its previous incarnation, Megaupload, was pulled over copyright violations.


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