Never slow to stoke the fires of self-publicity, Kim Dotcom has been treating his Twitter followers to some screenshots of the soon-to-relaunch Megaupload online storage service. Now called Mega and hosted in New Zealand after some unpleasantness in Gabon, the site is due to go live on 19 January. It reveals 2048-bit RSA encryption keys for users’ content (complete with a ‘strenghten’ typo), a signup screen, and a main user interface that bears a striking similarity to Windows File Manager, with folders. There are also options for Inbox and Contacts, hinting at the social/communication features that will be wrapped around the core cloud storage features. In the meantime, Dotcom is turning his attention to another business venture: panto. Well, he’s starring in a Mega Christmas event in New Zealand, anyway. “Up all night. Learning my script for the #MegaChristmas play. Can’t focus. Laughing so hard every time I read it,” he tweeted. Well, as long as it’s better than his music…

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