Megaupload.com seized

Tony McCrory tony.mccrory at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 14:01:15 CST 2012


On 20 January 2012 19:37, Paul Graydon <paul at paulgraydon.co.uk> wrote:

> From what I understand about MegaUpload's approach, they created a hash of
> every file that they stored.  If they'd already got a copy of the file that
> was to be uploaded they'd just put an appropriate link in a users space,
> saving them storage space, and bandwidth for both parties.
>

This sounds very similar to data deduplication eg
http://www.netapp.com/uk/products/platform-os/dedupe.html


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