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