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Kim Dotcom has continued to supply more details on his new Megaupload project which is set launch early next year. Today he reveals that the new service will operate on the Gabon-based domain name ME.GA. In addition, Dotcom warns other cloud storage sites that it’s not safe to host their services in the United States, or use .com and .net domains. Despite ongoing criminal proceedings Kim Dotcom and his team are gearing up to launch a new Megaupload, which will simply be called “Mega”. The spin-off is set to launch on January 20, exactly one year after Megaupload was shut down.
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Anonymous Taught Twitter About the Rohingya Genocide Yesterday, for a few hours at least, the plight of a small indigenous people was given center stage on Twitter. The Rohingya people—who are inhabitants of Burma, known officially as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar—were recognized by several thousand Tweeples during a "twitterstorm" orchestrated by online activists. Fire in the Hole The convoy stops, and the lieutenant lowers his binoculars and opens his door and points at four Afghan men standing on a ridge beside a red telephone tower. They look little more than dots against the horizon. Boulders lie strewn across the slope of the mountainside, and some have tumbled down to the pitted dirt road. The lieutenant gets out.