I was pretty envious of my girlfriend for getting free 50 gig of space from Dropbox with her Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for two years until we found out about Mega. It’s like Dropbox but with a new account you already get 50 gig of space FOR FREE. Yes, for free.

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In this screenshot she showed me it was indeed real. She’s using it for syncing photos, to have a back up of her files since she knows her free 50 gig at Dropbox won’t last long. The only thing about MEGA is that it’s not yet that known so trusting your files isn’t easy-peasy but for now I believe they are safe so I’m going to try it out myself soon.

More about MEGA

We are a dedicated group of technologists who were given the time, opportunity and Internet access to build an awesome cloud storage service that will help protect your privacy. We have programmed this Internet service from scratch in Auckland, New Zealand. Unlike most of our competitors, we use a state of the art browser based encryption technology where you, not us, control the keys. Our design group includes Kim Dotcom, Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk, and Finn Batato. Tony Lentino, owner of domain registrar Instra Corporation, is our Principal Visionary. Our CEO, Vikram Kumar, has been Chief Executive of InternetNZ, a non-profit organization promoting the vision of an ‘open and uncapturable Internet’. We hope you like it.

— https://mega.co.nz/#about

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