16 Feb '13, 9pm

#Mega Sidesteps US State #Censorship With #Bitcoin

#Mega Sidesteps US State #Censorship With #Bitcoin

Roughly one year ago the FBI forcibly closed Megaupload and proceeded with criminal cases against its owners. They accused Megaupload owner Kim Dotcom of a number of criminal indictments and begun a legal case. Mega (previously Megaupload) is now accepting Bitcoin through two resellers. They are immune to economic censorship through the power of cryptocurrency. The Megaupload case followed on from a few months of increasingly aggressive posturing and sharp words from US law enforcement towards internet services, in particular file sharing services that allow people to share files amongst each other. Seeking to make an example out of one of the biggest, they started a large scale operation to take down Megaupload. This happened once before. Here in the UK, the IWF (Internet Watch Foundation) is a censoring system for the internet. In 1996, the Metropolitan Police started re...

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gizmodo.com 17 Feb '13, 2pm

As an organization that has never found itself particularly friendly with governments, it makes sense that Mega would want...

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bitcointalk.org 16 Feb '13, 10pm

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hardocp.com 17 Feb '13, 7pm

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thenextweb.com 16 Feb '13, 6pm

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Mega now accepts Bitcoin as payment, also hints at e-mail, chat, voice expansion

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slashgear.com 16 Feb '13, 9pm

Kim Dotcom has just announced through Twitter that Mega, his successor to Megaupload, will now be accepting Bitcoin as pay...

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thenextweb.com 16 Feb '13, 6pm

Kim Dotcom knows how to stir up a storm on Twitter. On Saturday, he announced Bitcoin support for his cloud storage servic...

@Praeteritio Mega to accept BitCoin:

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computerworld.co.nz 18 Feb '13, 9pm

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US State Representative Adopts Bitcoin Donation System via @libertycrier

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libertycrier.com 15 Feb '13, 7am

US State Representative Mark Warden has added a Bitcoin donation system to his campaign Website, marking the first use of ...

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computerworld.com.au 18 Feb '13, 3am

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arstechnica.com 17 Feb '13, 8pm

Kim Dotcom yesterday announced that the Mega storage service is now accepting payment via bitcoins , an encrypted, peer-to...

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techmeme.com 16 Feb '13, 7pm

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itworld.com 18 Feb '13, 2am

February 17, 2013, 9:32 PM — Mega will accept the virtual currency bitcoin for subscriptions for more storage space on the...

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pcworld.com 18 Feb '13, 2pm

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derstandard.at 17 Feb '13, 11am

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thenextweb.com 16 Feb '13, 6pm

Kim Dotcom knows how to stir up a storm on Twitter. On Saturday, he announced Bitcoin support for his cloud storage servic...