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Erin Risner

SpiderOak’s Refer-a-Friend Program

Recently, a few of you have asked about our Refer-a-Friend (RaF) program, which historically has given users 1GB for every friend they invite to join SpiderOak. The link on our website now redirects to the home page. We have had some big changes the past few months, and are excited for even more coming in […]

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Encryption is the Second Amendment for the Internet

This article was written by Sunday Yokubaitis, the president of Golden Frog, and originally appeared on The Daily Dot. Golden Frog is a company that fights for online privacy and to open up a free and secure Internet for people around the world.   Last week, FBI Director James Comey once again campaigned for “backdoors” into the encryption programs […]

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Join EFF, SpiderOak, GoldenFrog & more at SXSW #TakeBackYourInternet

We’ll be at SXSW next week! If you’re in Austin, join us (for free!) at the Take Back Your Internet panel. We’ll be sponsoring the event along with several others. Simply RSVP for the evening of Monday, the 16th. Enjoy free drinks and join the conversation on Net Neutrality. Five expert panelists will examine the recent proposals by […]

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January 2015: Ramping Up for Data Privacy Day

We love conversations around privacy, which is why you will hear more from us this month as Data Privacy Day approaches on Jan. 28. Here are several ways you can take action around privacy this month: What is your privacy IQ? Take this 10-question quiz from the National CyberSecurity Alliance (NCSA) and SpiderOak: myprivacyiq.com Your business can also sign […]

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Happy CyberMonday, everyone: 1TB for $129/year or $12/month

There’s no better time than NOW to make sure your most important photos, videos, and files are backed up and protected. For the next 24 hours only, get 1TB FOR $129/year OR $12/month.  (And yes — both new AND existing users can take advantage!) Use the promo code: CyberMonday2014  Compared to our normal price of $100 a […]

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Shhhh…CyberMonday offer teaser (for new & existing users!)

  Privacy matters. Building a community of users who understand the need for encryption is what we set out to do in 2007. Many of you have asked for new pricing, and we’ve been working on it. In the meantime, we wanted to give you an offer you can’t refuse. For only 24 hours* on […]

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Special discount for SpiderOakers: 25% off Golden Frog’s VyprVPN

Many of you privacy-lovers have asked us recently about a VPN solution we’d recommend. We’re happy to share that we’ve worked out a deal with GoldenFrog who is now offering all SpiderOak users 25% off one year of it’s VyprVPN product. (Use the special code: SPIDEROAK25OFF) This 25% off discount applies to yearly plans only, and takes you from its […]

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Hello National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Each October is dedicated to Cyber Security Awareness and championed by the National Cyber Security Alliance and hundreds of other organizations, individuals and communities throughout the U.S. It’s already the third week of NCSAM and these are the remaining themes and conversation topics for the rest of October 2014: WEEK 3: Oct, 13-17 – Critical Infrastructure & The Internet of Things WEEK 4: Oct. […]

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Happy SysAdmin Day!

Did you know today is the 15th annual System Administrator Appreciation Day?  Join us today in showing appreciation for your sys admins! (And if you’re not sure what a sysadmin is…) If you need some ideas, sysadminday.com recommends: “At this point, you may be thinking, ‘Great. I get it. My sysadmin is a rock star. But […]

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“Snowed In”: Your Top 10 Questions Answered in Light of Recent Media

What is it like to be mentioned by Edward Snowden? Well, quite surprising. Welcoming new users to our community is very exciting. As more and more people become aware of ‘Zero-Knowledge’ privacy and its implications for our digital lives, we can’t help but feel we are creating more than a business. We are actually creating […]

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