Kim Dotcom’s famed MegaUpload file sharing service is set to make a comeback in a new avatar soon. This time, the new MegaUpload 2.0 will embrace the digital currency revolution by including Bitcoin payment option.
Kim Dotcom, the tech entrepreneur and the founder of ‘Internet Party‘- a political party in New Zealand – has hinted the possibility of Bitcoin payments integration in his upcoming file sharing application earlier this weekend. The announcement was made on his Twitter account which read:
“I can tell you that MegaUpload and Bitcoin had s*x. There is a pregnancy and I have a feeling that the baby will be such a joy.”
Currently in its gestation period, MegaUpload 2.0 is Kim’s third attempt at creating a secure online file sharing platform. His other two successful attempts include the original MegaUpload and MEGA platforms. The original MegaUpload was launched over a decade ago and it was running a successful operation for over 6 years before it caught the attention of the US Department of Justice. In a controversial move, the authorities shut down the service, laid claim on his assets and even sought extradition to the United States, a country which