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Mega and the return of Kim Dotcom

11 updates since Oct 21, 2012, 2:07 AM UTC
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Internet celebrity, file-sharing mogul, and top-ranked Modern Warfare 3 player Kim Dotcom is back in the news. He and his cofounders were indicted in the US for copyright infringement and racketeering related to the piracy hub Megaupload in early 2012, but managed to fight extradition to the US. The group then launched a new company, Mega, which is based in New Zealand and billed as a personal cloud storage solution and offered users a whopping 50 GB of space to start. Dotcom says Mega is a legitimate competitor to Dropbox and Google Drive, but critics call it a front for piracy.