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[The Register] Kim Dotcom pressing on with Megabox music service plans

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Embattled file storage mogul Kim Dotcom says his ongoing court battle with US authorities won't stop him from launching new online businesses "this year," including his planned Megabox music service and possibly even a new, Megaupload-style file sharing site. In a pair of Twitter posts on Monday, Dotcom suggested that both Megabox and an unnamed additional service would launch "this year." In the months before his legal troubles began, Dotcom had been touting Megabox as a "revolutionary" new service that would shake up the recording industry establishment. Last December, Dotcom described Megabox in a guest post for TorrentFreak as a service that would allow recording artists to sell music downloads direct to consumers and keep 90 per cent of the earnings.


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LOL that would certainly be a slap in the face towards the MPAA. Good for him. thumb.gif
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I'm in... I hate the MPAA. I don't even pirate but I hate the 1.29 per song on Itunes that i have to pay.
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Awesome news! Hope he can mop the floor with the fbi's ass in the legal battle.
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LOL that would certainly be a slap in the face towards the MPAA. Good for him. thumb.gif
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I'm in... I hate the MPAA. I don't even pirate but I hate the 1.29 per song on Itunes that i have to pay.
RIAA.... RIAA is music. MPAA is movie.
Recording Industry Association of America
Motion Picture Association of America

Both of them screw over their customers pretty hard, though.
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Want. Hope most artists jump onto Megabox. smile.gif
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Looking forward to this. The guy is no saint but what he's proposing for the music industry is win for everyone but the labels.
    
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