Wednesday, November 07, 2012

MEGA: the plot thickens!

A week or so after announcing his new domain, Kim Dotcom has seen suspended and hacked.

First, and just hours ago, came news that the Communications Minister of Gabon, the African country where .ga domains are based, would be suspending the domain.

“I have instructed my departments to immediately suspend the site,” announced Communication Minister Blaise Louembe.

“Gabon cannot serve as a platform or screen for committing acts aimed at violating copyrights, nor be used by unscrupulous people,” the minister said.

Of course, Kim Dotcom sees conspiracy in this, and it's hard not to think there was some kind of outside pressure, given the harsh words of the Gabonese Minister aimed at a cyberlocker service. Moreover, '.ga' is administered by Gabon Telecom, which is owned by Vivendi, one of the largest entertainment & telecom companies. They own Universal Music, and if you've been following the story, you know they don't exactly see eye to eye with Dotcom...

On top of this, was redirecting for a while to, a self-claimed anarchist group who wants to sell the domain to Dotcom's detractors...

from: TorrentFreak

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