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Linzi Oliver

Download The Newest Version of SpiderOak

Today we are proud to release our newest version – SpiderOak 5.0. DOWNLOAD 5.0 – HERE The most significant addition is SpiderOak Hive – a simple drag and drop folder that allows you to sync files across all your devices. For more information on Hive, feel free to visit https://spideroak.com/hive/.   You can read about […]

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The Fine Print of Privacy

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Ever wonder what happens to your data when you accept a “terms of service” agreement? Or, do you always comb through the fine print? This second explainer, recently promoted by Cory Doctorow on Boing Boing, breaks down the details of a privacy policy and answers the following questions: What’s the point of a privacy policy? […]

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Fighting for the Right to Know

In February a bill was introduced in the State of California by Assembly Member Lowenthal called AB 1291 or the ‘Right To Know’ Act. The central theme of the ‘Right to Know’ Act is transparency – creating a way for the user of a service to request and thus understand all the information a company has about them […]

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SpiderOak Launches 5.0 Beta

Today we are proud to release the SpiderOak 5.0 Beta. It comes as the result of a lot of hard work and planning and we are excited to get it into the hands of our users. The most significant addition is SpiderOak Hive which makes syncing data between your various devices simple and easy. You […]

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Why Privacy Matters

Why does privacy matter? To begin breaking down the subject of privacy, we created an explainer, recently published in IT Briefcase, to answer the following questions: What is the difference between privacy and security? Should you care about privacy if you have nothing to hide? What does privacy mean in the digital age? Want to […]

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NEW FEATURE: What would you call it?

Saying this is an exciting time at SpiderOak is an understatement. There are so many wonderful things happening. One of which is a major release, Version 5.0, coming in the next few weeks. This release will include many fixes as well as a couple additional features. Stay tuned for posts about these fixes and features. […]

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Dump the Marketing Don’t

On Monday morning this week, we started receiving emails from our PR team at South By South West (SXSW) with the following photo. Curious if we knew anything about it, we could only respond to them with raised eyebrows and a shrug of ‘No idea!’ As we wondered who was behind this campaign, there was […]

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A Great Evening Focused on Privacy

We’re just starting to see the dust settle after hosting the first annual Penetralia Event and wanted to thank all the attendees for their attendance as well as the folks over at Silent Circle for co-hosting and making the evening so special. It is our hope that you had as much fun as we did […]

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Announcing Penetralia: Launch of First-Ever Open Source ‘Zero-Knowledge’ Application Framework

The RSA Conference in San Francisco takes place next week and we will be sponsoring the first annual Penetralia Event with our friends over at Silent Circle, the global encrypted communications service provider. What is Penetralia? The definition reads: 1. The innermost part of a building, especially the sanctuary of a temple. 2. The most […]

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Santa’s Naughty or Nice Tech Companies 2012

On this day of December 25th, we hope those of you who received the magic of Santa are busy admiring and playing with your new gifts. Congrats for being such a good boy or girl. If you awoke to coal in your stockings, well, better luck next year! You probably didn’t need to accumulate more […]

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