Founder of popular file sharing service, Mega, and also an Internet personality, Kit Dotcom announced that his company will be launching a browser-based encrypted video-calling and chat service soon. The motive of launching such a chat service is to protect its users from government surveillance.
Kim has also added that the service is not only encrypted and browser-based but also offer “high-speed” file transfers.The service is expected to be launched in early 2015. In a series of Tweets, Kim has pointed to US government keep track of user’s data. His tweet states:
Mega will soon release a fully encrypted and browser based video call & chat service including high-speed file transfers. Bye bye Skype 🙂
“No U.S.-based online service provider can be trusted with your data,”
I will tweet about beta invites to #MegaChat in the coming weeks. This is going to be THE END of NSA mass surveillance & YOU WILL LOVE IT!
Dotcom has recently rescued Xbox and PSN service which had been hacked by hacker group named Lizard Squad.