Tag Archive: megaupload

Jan 21

Mega Goes Live but Business Model Remains Murky

Kim Dotcom’s much ballyhooed new venture, Mega, has gone live. and is, according to a tweet from the mastermind himself, already wildly popular, “250,000 user registrations. Server capacity on maximum load. Should get better when initial frenzy is over. Wow!!!”  It’s no great surprise that there’s a lot of early interest in site, but the real question going …

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Dec 15

Cyberlockers: Explaining Piracy’s Profit Pyramid

Mediafire download link featuring Google ads.

  What I know is that online piracy is flourishing.  What I know is that the internet has become a topsy-turvy world where criminals are celebrated as heroes, and their victims demonized.  What I know is that I’m tired—tired of listening to the red herrings and hyperbole ricocheting around the web in opposition to (overdue) …

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