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File-Sharing Service Calls Itself “The Privacy Company”


February 19, 2013

The Telegraph reports on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s goal of making his new file-sharing service, Mega, “a standard-bearer for online privacy.” Mega was unveiled during a recent event in New Zealand. “The decryption keys for uploaded files are held by the users, not Mega, which means the company cannot see what is in the files being shared,” the report states, noting Dotcom has indicated the site will “be expanded to include secure e-mail, mobile services as well as chat, voice and video-messaging.”
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