Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom says he’s preparing to launch an all-new version of the online storage service, with a focus on privacy and more user control over the files they upload. The new service will be called Mega, with a promise that when people upload files from their browser, they’ll be encrypted using an Advanced Encryption Standard algorithm, with that user given a decryption key to control who can access the file. Dotcom claims (with a pretty tasteless rape analogy) that this removes all liability from Mega for infringing content. “If servers are lost, if the government comes into a data center and rapes it, if someone hacks the server or steals it, it would give him nothing,” he tells Wired. “Whatever is uploaded to the site, it is going to be remain closed and private without the key.”

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