'Megaupload Part 2' sets NZ record
- Published: 20 Jan 2013 at 09.31
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AUCKLAND - New Zealand-based Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom claimed a "massive" response to his new file-sharing service launched Sunday, suggesting it could be the fastest growing start-up in history.
The mega.co.nz website, which replaces the outlawed Megaupload, went live at dawn, exactly a year after armed police stormed Dotcom's Auckland mansion and arrested him in the world's biggest online piracy case.
Dotcom, who wants his new venture to repeat the success of Megaupload, which boasted 50 million visitors daily, said there had been "massive" initial demand.
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