Nov 7, 2012

Megaupload’s New Website Has Already Been Shut Down

Kim Dotcom has been hyping up Megaupload's new website Mega for so long that it seemed like a given that the file sharing site would come back bigger and badder. But it doesn't look likely because has already been shut down by Gabon, a small country in Africa that controls the .ga domain.

According to, Blaise Louembe, communications minister for Gabon, says:
Communications Minister Blaise Louembe has reportedly said he had given an instruction for to be "suspended" and that Gabon "cannot serve as a platform or screen for committing acts aimed at violating copyrights, nor be used by unscrupulous people".
Kim Dotcom, ever the obstacle crusher, says they have backup domains to use so it's not a cause for concern. Guess it can't be cleverly named anymore though! More here.


YeamieWaffles said...

It's crazy that this has been shut down already, it really is. I don't think that the persecution of Megaupload has been particularly fair but really it is what it is.

Tim said...

Quite absurd.

Atley said...

I don't know if absurd is the right word, but the Mega upload guy is taunting the FBI saying he can see them refreshing his page just waiting for him to start up. He is either crazy or a evil mastermind to try to get around the US Government.

And they should not go after the site, they should go after the people who are misusing the site.

If you have a building full of crack feinds you dont fine the building owner you go after the people using and selling the crack.