Anti-piracy site claims small, 40 percent victory in anti-Mega campaign

Every action brings about an equal and opposite reaction. So on the day after Kim Dotcom’s Mega launched, it’s no surprise an anti-piracy campaign sprung up focused directly on the new service. Today, only one week later, that campaign claims to have already made progress. StopFileLockers.com is an anti-piracy group that attempts to take down file-hosting services by attacking their finances. Their lead man, Robert King, spoke with TorrentFreak this week about SFL’s “campaign to have the payment processing of all Mega resellers terminated.” King cited Mega resellers using PayPal without meeting that site’s required standards, saying those sites were in the process of being terminated. Now, out of Mega’s ten resellers, four removed the ability to pay for Mega via PayPal: Pay.mobi, GratisAntivirus, VoucherReseller, and Hosting.co.uk. “It’s been widely publicized that file sharing sites need to obtain pre-approval in order to process payments with PayPal,” King told TorrentFreak…

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Anti-piracy site claims small, 40 percent victory in anti-Mega campaign

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Sunday, January 27th, 2013 Net News

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