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Anonymous Creates MegaUpload Replacement

After the MegaUpload shut down and every other file sharing service backing down, surely nobody would be trying to start up a new file hosting service, right? Anonymous couldn’t care less and threw caution to the wind by announcing Anonyupload today. The site is billed as being, “100% Free – No Advertising – 100% Anonymous.” They are asking for help …

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Twitter Responses To Anonymous Over Megaupload Shutdown

Yesterday, Zach Walton and Josh Wolford tag-teamed to follow the activities of Anomymous in real-time as soon as Megaupload went down. Their write-ups hit the Web within minutes of sites going down. As the news rolled out across the rest of the Internet, people took to Twitter to cheer on and spread the news. @anonopsAnonOps#Anonymous‘ #Megaupload Revenge Shows Copyright Compromise …

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Anonymous: MegaUpload Take Down Could Be Trap

Did Anonymous play into the government’s hands? That’s the suggestion of Molly Wood at CNET who claims that the government planned the MegaUpload take down to happen right after the SOPA/PIPA protests on Wednesday. She claims that her sources told her that the timing of the MegaUpload arrests was intentional. The federal government was wanting to start a fight with …

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Anonymous: OpMegaUpload Largest Attack In History

Anonymous struck down government and industry Web sites yesterday in the biggest Anonymous operation in their history. After the take down of MegaUpload and arrest of those associated with the sharing Web site, Anonymous, as we reported, took down the Justice Department’s Web site. This snowballed into the taking down of multiple sites across government and industry including sites belonging …

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Anonymous Blames Kim Dotcom For The Closure Of NinjaVideo

Members of Anonymous have been huge supporters of Kim Dotcom since the feds took down Megaupload in early 2012. The collective even engaged one of its largest operations to date in defense of the site. Now the same group is calling Dotcom a “snitch.” What happened to bring about this sudden change? For those who have been following the legal …

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Kim Dotcom Shares Details On Mega, The Megaupload Successor

For the past few months, Kim Dotcom has been teasing the return of Megaupload. It appears, however, that Megaupload will not be returning. Instead, Dotcom will be releasing Mega, a new service that might just shake up the file sharing industry. Speaking to Wired, Dotcom revealed that Mega will be a return to Megaupload while simultaneously being completely new. It’s …

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Kim Dotcom Details The Return Of Megaupload

The old Megaupload is dead. Even if Kim Dotcom wins every court case and has the site returned to him, it would be fairly useless. That’s why the Megaupload founder is planning on launching a new Megaupload later this year. We knew it was coming, but we didn’t know any details until today’s announcement. Like with all major announcements, Dotcom …

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RetroShare Brings Anonymous File-Sharing To the Masses

It seems hard these days to find a file-sharing service that isn’t in some way affected by the recent events happening around the world to sites like MegaUpload and The Pirate Bay. There’s always Tribler, the file-sharing service that claims to make torrents obsolete. There may be a service on the net, however, that would make them all look paltry …

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Anonymous Tricked Into Downloading Trojan

Anonymous may be most known for their DDoS attacks on company and government Web sites. It turns out, however, that those DDoS attacks may not have been all that safe for the Anon members partcipating. The Symantec blog recently detailed how Anonymous members were tricked into downloading a Trojan infected version of Anonymous’ DDoS tool, the Low Orbit Ion Cannon. …

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MegaUpload Inspires Indie Game

The strange case of MegaUpload has captured the nation, or at least the Internet. While we wait for the inevitable movie adaptation of the events, an intrepid developer has made a game based on the events. The game in question is called, “MegaUP: Upload if you can!” and was released January 25 on the Xbox Live Indie Games service. It …

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Anonymous Protests Irish SOPA, Sees Results

Anonymous is targeting Irish government Web sites over their own version of SOPA. The country is looking to bring into law their own version of SOPA before the end of January. The law would allow Irish courts to block access to Web sites accused of infringing content according to TJ McIntyre, lecturer in the School of Law, University College Dublin. …

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Dan Bull Is Back Again, Rapping About Megaupload

In case you haven’t heard of him, Dan Bull is an English fellow who promotes himself as a “Geeky rap artist promoting logic, skepticism and political change through merciless teasing.” Aside from that, Bull also inspired one of WebProNews’ “controversial” lead image, courtesy of his anti-SOPA rap. Bull’s latest effort — and it’s a good one — focuses on the …

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