Kim Dotcom teases Megaupload sequel ‘Megabox’ [video]

By on September 26, 2012 at 7:10 PM.

Kim Dotcom teases Megaupload sequel ‘Megabox’ [video]

Kim Dotcom Megabox

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has put out a new video teasing his new project dubbed Megabox, which is purportedly legal. The video mostly shows coders building and doing tests on the new music download site and gives a glimpse of what Megabox’s user interface will look like. No launch date was announced but the video does say that the site is “coming soon” and will give users access to their music collections “anywhere and anytime.” Dotcom earlier this month said that he was working with his lawyers to make sure that the new Megabox site had ironclad legal protection and would be free of the legal controversies that dogged its predecessorMore →

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Kim Dotcom to launch ‘disruptive’ new music service later this year

By on August 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM.

Kim Dotcom to launch ‘disruptive’ new music service later this year

Kim Dotcom Megabox Music Service

Megaupload founder and alleged piracy king Kim Dotcom announced on Twitter that his “disruptive” music service Megabox will launch later this year. Megabox will let artists to sell their music directly to consumers while allowing them to keep 90% of their earnings. The service employs what it calls the “Megakey,” which enables artist to make money even from users who download their music for free. Dotcom previously claimed the business model was a success and revealed that is has been tested on more than a million users so far, though he has not elaborated on exactly how the new system works. More →

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