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  Reply # 753642 31-Jan-2013 09:00
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Might hold off for a while, and see what happens over the next 6 months, before I use it for anything business related.




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  Reply # 754095 31-Jan-2013 21:12
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I just tried uploading again and now im getting decent upload speeds.  Im on 10/30 UFB.

I did try on day one when the website was launched and one of the very few files I did actually manage to upload crawled along at a couple hundred kb/s


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  Reply # 754135 31-Jan-2013 22:33
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freitasm: And so it begins: collaborative page listing that helps find content...



I was reading that earlier.  Quite a clever idea really!

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  Reply # 754426 1-Feb-2013 14:32
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I linked a small Text file and wrote some Gibberish in it for Testing. Labled it Test.txt Uploaded it and posted the link on mega-search.me  . Now got I served with a takedown notice for my own Test file.

Every link posted on that site is getting a taken down without even checking if its content. 

Sites not working as of writing now.

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  Reply # 754435 1-Feb-2013 14:58
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cruxis: I linked a small Text file and wrote some Gibberish in it for Testing. Labled it Test.txt Uploaded it and posted the link on mega-search.me  . Now got I served with a takedown notice for my own Test file.

Every link posted on that site is getting a taken down without even checking if its content. 

Sites not working as of writing now.


As the owner or the agency for the owner can be really the only person who can ask for a take down notice.. who was the takedown notice from? Do they have any rights to ask you to take your own file down?

Can you give us a copy ??

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  Reply # 754442 1-Feb-2013 15:20
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We are in receipt of a takedown notice affecting the following public link
in your account:  Removed.

Please be reminded that MEGA respects the copyrights of others
and requires that users of the MEGA cloud service comply with
the laws of copyright. You are strictly prohibited from using the
MEGA cloud service to infringe copyrights. You may not upload,
download, store, share, display, stream, distribute, e-mail, link to,
transmit or otherwise make available any files, data, or content that
infringes any copyright or other proprietary rights of any person or entity.

Furthermore, please be reminded that, pursuant to our Terms of Service,
accounts found to be repeat infringers are subject to termination.

For further enquiries or to file a counter notice, please do not hestitate
to contact us by replying to this e-mail.

Best regards,

Team MEGA

It seems if you post public Links on public sites that also contain pirate content, Mega will take it down.

http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130131/12343521844/odd-mega-removing-any-file-it-can-find-that-is-publicly-indexed-even-completely-legitimate-uploads.shtml


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  Reply # 754447 1-Feb-2013 15:28
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If the takedown notices were submitted to mega.co.nz, they're required to complete the takedown according to sections 92B-D of the Copyright Act. However, if the person who submitted the takedown notice was falsely claiming ownership of copyright, then they are liable under section 112A of the act. You could try to claim damages if you were prepared to take the matter to court.

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  Reply # 754680 2-Feb-2013 08:58
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Mega seems to be aware of this:-

https://www.mega.co.nz/#blog_5

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  Reply # 754869 2-Feb-2013 20:43
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The MEGA Vulnerability Reward Program - up to 10,000 euros!

https://mega.co.nz/#blog_6

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  Reply # 754885 2-Feb-2013 21:44
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Now that's what I'm talking about!



MUCH better!!

That said, I am getting either one of these errors, depending on which PC I'm on, when attempting to download files of my own:





Anyone else having this problem?

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  Reply # 754908 2-Feb-2013 23:00
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So uploading is fast but you can't quite recover what you put in there? Classic.




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  Reply # 754912 2-Feb-2013 23:14
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I just tried using the index thingy to download a 1KB text file. It said NaN KB/s and refused to download. It does the same for my uploads too.

I'm sure they will sort out the bugs. This service seems too good to be true. People seem to be saying customers will come and go and say it does not work. I think they will be coming back once it does, as it offers too much potential to turn down.





Sometimes what you don't get is a blessing in disguise!

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Agreed, the potential for this service (once working correctly) is enormous!

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