Nearly a month ago, former Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom announced that he was working on a brand new version of the cloud storage and hosting service with enhanced security and privacy features.
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For starters, it now has a launch date of January 20, 2017. It will also offer a white-label option, which means that you can use the hosting service with your own domain name for free. Plus, it’ll also fetch remotely hosted files (that aren’t stored on your server) that you link to, and upload them to your account.Dotcom added that it will offer increased anonymity and will be “a nightmare for those who want to mass surveil censor.”
#Megaupload 2.0 takes decentralization, anonymity encryption to the next level. A nightmare for those who want to mass surveil censor.
— Kim Dotcom (@KimDotcom) August 5, 2016
In addition, he said that Megaupload file transfers will be linked to Bitcoin microtransactions, which seems to indicate that users