KIM DOTCOM DECLARES WAR ON INVESTIGATORS AND THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Kim Dotcom taunts investigators as he pledges to ‘turn the world upside down’ with new service called Mega
PUBLISHED: 18:20, 28 August 2012 | UPDATED: 18:22, 28 August 2012
Controversial Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has revealed his plans to launch a new site.
In a series of tweets today he called on software developers to get in touch to get early access to the new service, called simply ‘Mega’.
He promised it will be a ‘massive global network’, and said it will ‘change the world.
Police raided Dotcom’s lavish New Zealand mansion in January, but they were later found to have acted on invalid search warrants.
Dotcom has since been released on bail while he awaits a US extradition hearing, which has been pushed to 2013.
He also address the authorities investigating him, warning they had ‘abused the wrong guy’ and he is going to ‘turn this world upside down.’
However, few details about the service have been revealed, other than claims it will provide ‘incredible powers.
German national Kim Dotcom, also known as Kimble and Kim Tim Jim Vestor, the founder of online file-sharing site Megaupload.com, at a hearing in Auckland
Tweets also confirm it will contain email and fax tools, along with video capabilities.
It is also expected to offer users a simple way to encrypt their data.
‘The new Mega will offer one-click-encryption of ALL your data transfers, on the fly, easy to use, free of charge, TOTAL PRIVACY!’ one tweet said.
Dotcom is also believed to be working on a Megabox music service that he has promised will arrive later this year.