As Kim Dotcom prepares for the launch of Megaupload successor Mega later this month, he’s confirmed that his planned Megabox D2C service for musicians has been delayed. It had been promised for 2012 complete with “some of the world’s top artists” using it (Bulletin, 2-Jul-12), but now Dotcom has told TorrentFreak that “Megabox will launch a few months after Mega”. The idea: artists upload their music to be freely downloaded by fans, with the revenue coming from advertising. We’ll take it as read that when UMG’s Francis Keeling told our December 2013: A Survival Guide conference that “Advertising is not something we should be afraid of. We should embrace it”, he wasn’t thinking of Dotcom.

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