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#1 +Frank B.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:23

Kim Dotcom's new Mega storage service is live

Marking the anniversary of Megaupload's takedown, Kim Dotcom's new file storage service Mega is now live. The service, intended as a competitor to popular storage solutions such as Dropbox, is a simple, drag-and-drop storage solution with heavy encryption, intended to protect both users and the site's owners from copyright infringement issues. Users will receive a complementary 50GB of storage on Mega's servers, and the service offers a slew of other paid tiers. For €9.99, €19.99 or €29.99, users can get 500GB, 2TB, and 4TB of cloud storage, and these tiers allow users to share their files with more people.






Source: The Verge


#2 Mr.XXIV

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:26

I just might make use of it. :D I'm proud of this new platform he created. It looks nice! :)

#3 S.MULLA

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:31

registered.. i get registration email but fails to login...

Ok had to close window and relaunch (using firefox). MEGA works best with Chrome...

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:33

signing up now, love the encryption idea and system.
Very clever

Its slow justnow, but guess its getting hit pretty hard ATM

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:33

Servers are overloaded...Very slow to register.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:42

I am SO impressed that it's still alive, even if it's slow-ish!

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:57

This sure does look good indeed!

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:58

So just to be clear do you still need to register if all you want to do is download files that someone else is sharing?

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:05

wating 5 minutes so far at the spinning cursor thingy... mega slow.

#10 SuperKid

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:07

Uh oh service seems to be overloaded now!

wating 5 minutes so far at the spinning cursor thingy... mega slow.


Its probably millions of people trying to check it out for curiosity now!

#11 torrentthief

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:10

100,000 users registered within 1hr, thats why it is slow :p

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:14

Mega loaded up within a few seconds here using Google Chrome.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:19

IP's located in the US.

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooope.

#14 Orange Battery

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:21

As cool as this is, how many of you are wondering how long your stuff will stay available until something goes wrong?

I really don't want to knock this, I know Im being a geek, but we are all thinking this right, its not just me?

#15 linsook

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:23

As cool as this is, how many of you are wondering how long your stuff will stay available until something goes wrong?

I really don't want to knock this, I know Im being a geek, but we are all thinking this right, its not just me?


Redundancy.. Always.



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