Look out Dropbox and Google Drive, MEGA’s Here
Are you a big fan of online file storage systems such as Dropbox and Google Drive? Have you been having a hard time sorting out what you want online and what you can afford to not have on there? If you’re anything like me, you probably spend a considerable amount of time figuring out what to fit into his Dropbox account, or which new person to pester to sign up to Dropbox for a measly storage capacity bump. Wouldn’t it just be great to have a free file storage system that has a slightly larger capacity?
Enter MEGA: MegaUpload creator Kim Dotcom’s latest forage into online file hosting. It works on the cloud, auto encrypts uploaded files, and – get this – offers a whopping 50 gigabytes of storage for FREE. Compared to Dropbox’s initial 2GB and Google Drive’s 5GB of free file storage, MEGA definitely seems to offer the most in terms of capacity.
Despite this, MEGA has been peppered with controversy, as many see the site as another platform in which piracy will continue to thrive online. Checkout this infographic on whether MEGA is more of a piracy company rather than the privacy company it purports itself to be: