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Linzi Oliver

Get Unlimited Storage in Honor of World Backup Day

Limits are like rules. They are made to be broken. So what if there weren’t any limits? What if we gave you infinite GBs? Would you back up all your Frank Zappa albums? Or the entire Wong Fei Hung film series? Perhaps you would store a digital copy of every photo you have ever taken… Whatever the […]

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Privacy: The Year and the Word

You can imagine how tickled we were yesterday when Dictionary.com named ‘Privacy’ the word of the year. They wrote, “The discussion of privacy – what it is and what it isn’t – embodies the preeminent concerns of 2013.” Not to toot our own horn but at the beginning of this year, our executives, marketing team […]

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Join SpiderOak and Thousands of Others to Demand ECPA Reform

Today, SpiderOak is joining a nationwide day of action calling for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that says the government can access your email and documents in the cloud without a warrant. ECPA is one of the Internet’s most outdated laws – it was enacted in 1986, before most people […]

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A List of Privacy-Focused Companies, Tools & Technologies

We are always on the look out for other services and products that share our love of privacy. What are other privacy-focused companies, tools and technologies you would add to this list? ENCRYPTED COMMUNICATIONS & WEB BROWSING Silent Circle — The world’s most secure solution in mobile privacy. Peer-to-peer encrypted texts, phone calls, video calls, […]

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No Knowing November

No matter where you consume the news, there is no escaping the revelations continually coming out of PRISM and MUSCULAR and their impact around the globe. At its root, it uncovered a dangerous problem – privacy online is indeed threatened at every level. Since its inception in 2007, SpiderOak has been focused on preserving our […]

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SpiderOak Calls to Reform the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)

We all know the Fourth Amendment gives us a right to privacy – making it so the government can only search our home if they have a good reason, and – except in emergencies – a warrant from a judge. Since technology has advanced faster than court decisions and statues, our right to privacy is […]

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2013 State of Privacy Survey

In an effort to better understand how people like you perceive privacy, we created an eight-question survey for you to share your opinions. We’ve been collecting thousands of responses over the last two weeks and look forward to publishing the results. ENTER TO WIN! Submit your answers and enter to win one of the awesome […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Care About Privacy

There has been a lot of discussion around our right to privacy and we at SpiderOak couldn’t be happier. We’ve been talking about it for years! Based on some recent conversations, we thought we’d give you five reason to care about privacy. (1)  It’s Your Identity You may shrug your shoulders and think, who cares […]

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Restore the Fourth: Secure Your Privacy with 4GBs Free(dom)

This week we are supporting Restore the Fourth‘s online efforts to drive awareness and action against unconstitutional digital surveillance. Be sure to join the conversation on Reddit and Twitter via #restorethe4th. In solidarity, we are offering 4GBs free to new users and 25% off annual plans for existing users. Embrace our zero-knowledge privacy this week as you safely, privately and securely back up […]

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Ask American computer security expert, Jon Callas

You know that crazy interview question, “If you could have dinner with any famous person, living or dead, who would it be?” Well, someone the other night answered, Jon Callas. Perhaps there are several of you out there with interest in the world of cryptography and information security and would also enjoy the opportunity to […]

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