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  Reply # 748667 22-Jan-2013 10:21
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gzt: There are no search result advertisements presented by google at all, at least from my geo. Interesting.


That's certainly going to spoil their plans. :-) 

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  Reply # 748668 22-Jan-2013 10:22
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freitasm: IIRC Google does not show ads in search results that could lead to pirated content because they don't want to be said to be profiting from digital piracy.



Also, remember that Megaupload stored shareable files, Google indexed files. Very different things.






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  Reply # 748700 22-Jan-2013 11:13
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I'm happy to support the new Mega site just as another backup of my personal files. Not sure why the nag screen promoting Chrome keeps poping up all the time though - wish I could stop that. I'm using IE9. Hope Chrome isn't required for Mega.

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  Reply # 748702 22-Jan-2013 11:19
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See the Mega FAQ and/or click 'single page' here and use ctrl-f in this thread.

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  Reply # 748712 22-Jan-2013 11:50
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The report in the Herald (below) quotes NZX as describing Mega as a "New Zealand Company" and lists the directors and shareholders.


http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10860573




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  Reply # 748719 22-Jan-2013 12:07
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gzt: See the Mega FAQ and/or click 'single page' here and use ctrl-f in this thread.


I have searched this thread and see that Chrome is needed for large files - it is the recommended browser but Mega does say in their Help "MEGA is entirely browser based and works with all current major browsers." Is everyone else using Chrome for Mega?

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  Reply # 748734 22-Jan-2013 12:40
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Did you read the specific browser information at https://mega.co.nz/#blog_1?

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"Internet Explorer 9: Lacks all essential features required for MEGA: File I/O, Web Workers, ArrayBuffers, and binary cross-domain HTTP access. Nice text rendering, though."

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Conclusion: If you are planning on using MEGA frequently, there is currently no alternative to using the most advanced browser currently in existence - Google Chrome.

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  Reply # 748736 22-Jan-2013 12:51
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On the website it states that Mega is a Beta product?





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 Conclusion: If you are planning on using MEGA frequently, there is currently no alternative to using the most advanced browser currently in existence - Google Chrome.


[edit]... oops, their bias is showing!... Sorry Blair, looked like it was your conclusion initially

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  Reply # 748740 22-Jan-2013 12:57
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LOL at the made in NZ bit ...


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  Reply # 748741 22-Jan-2013 12:57
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nakedmolerat: On the website it states that Mega is a Beta product?


Yep - still under development. Sounds like they have a reasonably large road map on features etc. For the fact they have placed: Beta, on the website. All is forgiven.




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  Reply # 748753 22-Jan-2013 13:21
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blair003: Did you read the specific browser information at https://mega.co.nz/#blog_1?

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"Internet Explorer 9: Lacks all essential features required for MEGA: File I/O, Web Workers, ArrayBuffers, and binary cross-domain HTTP access. Nice text rendering, though."

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Conclusion: If you are planning on using MEGA frequently, there is currently no alternative to using the most advanced browser currently in existence - Google Chrome.


Laughable that even using the "most advanced browser currently in existence" (sic, who came up with this sentence?) users can't upload even a tiny little file for testing.





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freitasm:
blair003: Did you read the specific browser information at https://mega.co.nz/#blog_1?

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"Internet Explorer 9: Lacks all essential features required for MEGA: File I/O, Web Workers, ArrayBuffers, and binary cross-domain HTTP access. Nice text rendering, though."

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Conclusion: If you are planning on using MEGA frequently, there is currently no alternative to using the most advanced browser currently in existence - Google Chrome.


Laughable that even using the "most advanced browser currently in existence" (sic, who came up with this sentence?) users can't upload even a tiny little file for testing.



Doesn't appear to be a browser issue but a lack of capacity.

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  Reply # 748762 22-Jan-2013 13:23
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My password is again working today.

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  Reply # 748763 22-Jan-2013 13:24
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freitasm:
blair003: Did you read the specific browser information at https://mega.co.nz/#blog_1?

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"Internet Explorer 9: Lacks all essential features required for MEGA: File I/O, Web Workers, ArrayBuffers, and binary cross-domain HTTP access. Nice text rendering, though."

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Conclusion: If you are planning on using MEGA frequently, there is currently no alternative to using the most advanced browser currently in existence - Google Chrome.


Laughable that even using the "most advanced browser currently in existence" (sic, who came up with this sentence?) users can't upload even a tiny little file for testing.



Doesn't appear to be a browser issue but a lack of capacity.


You completely missed the sarcasm. Using the most advanced browser is nothing when the service doesn't work.

Is the sentiment clear now?





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