That plan Kim Dotcom had to relaunch Megaupload with a Gabon-based domain name, to keep it out of the hands of the US authorities? Yeah, possibly not such a good plan after all. “I have instructed my departments… to immediately suspend the site,” Gabon’s communication minister Blaise Louembe tells AFP. “Gabon cannot serve as a platform or screen for committing acts aimed at violating copyrights, nor be used by unscrupulous people.” Something tells us a call was made from the US to the Gabon government, but Dotcom claims to be unfazed: “Don’t worry. We have an alternative domain. This just demonstrates the bad faith witch hunt the US government is on.” Several weeks of whack-a-Mega lie in store, we predict.

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