Kim Dotcom is building an encrypted, peer-supported internet

Eccentric entrepreneur and privacy advocate Kim Dotcom is building his own private internet, allegedly safe from the prying eyes of surveillance authorities.Via video link at Sydney’s SydStart conference this week, the web mogul explained that “MegaNet” will work on a non-IP-based internet “that uses the beauty of blockchain [Bitcoin’s public ledger] and new protocols to communicate and exchange data”, while still using the internet’s existing physical infrastructure. see:Understanding of technology “pivotal” Dotcom’s lawyer says
The court’s understanding of how technology works is “pivotal” to Kim Dotcom’s extradition case, his lawyer says.Kim Dotcom has appeared again in court as he fights extradition to the United States over his file sharing website MegaUpload.

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