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Daniel Larsson

Private and encrypted storage for Bitcoin? SpiderOak gives it a try!

Unfortunately, our testing has now concluded. We had a great response and plan to take bitcoin payment hopefully at the beginning of next year, but will be unable to integrate that into our system at this very moment. If you want a personal email notifying you when it is set up, please email erin[at]spideroak[dot]com. Thanks! […]

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HO! HO! HO! – YOU CAN BE GENEROUS AS A SPIDEROAK ‘SECRET SANTA’!

(We like our Santa’s like we like our data; secret, private and secure)People of many backgrounds and belief systems spend time in December reflecting on the year that is coming to an end, setting goals and making plans for what’s ahead. This month brings out the generosity and excitement in many of us which is […]

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SpiderOak IAmA/AUA on reddit.com

We at Spideroak.com are mid-development of a new HTML5 mobile client, have grown quite fast in the last year and feel that it’s once again time for us to chat with people about our dreams, aspirations, plans, technology and service. Based on this a few of us in the team behind SpiderOak will be answering […]

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It’s time to kill ‘online’. And buy clean milk.

As someone who has been ‘online’ since the early 90′s, listening to the emerging conversation around privacy, security, and integrity makes me want to flip a virtual table. Having managed and built such sexy things as ‘direct marketing and selection systems’ for longer than I care to admit, I can honestly say that the argument […]

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SpiderOak 4.8 Client Beta Release

It’s that time again! Today we are releasing the 4.8 Beta of the SpiderOak desktop client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Whether you’re new to SpiderOak or a current user, you can find downloads for all supported operating systems and distributions here: Beta version 4.8. The download will start automatically for your OS/distribution and install […]

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SpiderOak LOVES Windows 8. Compatibility = Done

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How does SpiderOak use SpiderOak? – Part 5

Daniel Larsson, QA and Marketing. Being a frequent traveler and the resident US living Swede here at SpiderOak (born and raised in Sweden and living in the Midwest) one of the features of SpiderOak that I really love is Sync. While many companies offer a ‘sync folder’ that allows you to place all the documents, […]

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SpiderOak IAmA on reddit.com

As a part of World Backup Day a few of us in the team behind SpiderOak will be answering questions about our service, company etc. in a AUA post on /r/IAmA on the social news site Reddit throughout the weekend. For those unfamiliar IAmA is short for “I Am A” and AUA is short for […]

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SpiderOak scaling back Refer-A-Friend program

When we at SpiderOak started our industry leading 50 GB Refer-A-Friend program back in May of 2011, we hoped that it was something that our most dedicated users would see as an opportunity to spread the word about SpiderOak as well as enjoy more usable storage in their account. The initial response was overwhelmingly positive. […]

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H.R.1981, the end of online privacy as we know it.

The sponsors of bill H.R.1981 are not stupid people. By naming a bill ‘The Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011′ they have managed to take a piece of legislation that could be the worst threat to online privacy ever and make it virtually impervious to critique. Who will stand up and vote against […]

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