Within the first 14 hours of mega.co.nz going live it had over 1 million visitors and half a million registered users.
The launch event in New Zealand included a re enactment of the raid by the US government ceasing Kim Dotcoms previous site megaupload, marking the raids one year anniversary.
Kim states that the raid was an invasion on privacy and the megaupload team had no idea the raid was being planned and didn’t have the chance to give an argument in front of a judge. The company and assets were taken away by the US government without a hearing.
Taken from Mega
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