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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 ECPA is one of the Internet’s most outdated laws – it was enacted in 1986, before most people […]

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Hey from QA & how we run sync testing in SpiderOak

Hi people of the internet (and mom!). My name is Rebecca and I am a quality assurance tester with SpiderOak. This means that I test EVERY aspect of EVERY release on EVERY operating system — catching functional and style issues before the product goes live. I report issues to the developers, who then write a […]

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#AskSpiderOak October: Strong Password Tips & the Meaning of Life

The first Thursday of every month, we want you to ask us @SpiderOak anything you want to know. Just use the hashtag #AskSpiderOak on Twitter. We’ll respond via video to some of your questions. For our first edition, Alli from Customer Support answers Greg and Lenin’s questions: What constitutes a strong password in these days […]

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Introducing Redesigned Shares

Shares are one of the many useful features in the suite of SpiderOak products. They let you selectively allow portions of your data to be viewed by others. We’ve seen them used for a variety of purposes; sharing pictures with family, providing files to clients, distributing software releases. This week we launched a new redesign […]

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State of Online Privacy Survey Results & Discounted GBs

The results are in! We’d like to send a big thanks to the 7,883 respondents of our 2013 State of Privacy survey. We were thrilled to get such a great response. Participants spoke loud and clear. The National Security Agency’s spying program has made users feel less secure. They consider the government the biggest threat […]

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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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Explaining SpiderOak Through a Comic

As employees of a cloud service, we’ve seen our fair share of puzzled looks when trying to explain what the “cloud” is and how it works. In an effort to amuse ourselves, we’ve invented an alternate theory of how SpiderOak works. While the real SpiderOak is on the cutting edge of privacy and encryption, this […]

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It’s SysAdmin Day: Your Top 10 Linux Hacks for SpiderOak

Be sure to thank and lavish gifts upon your SysAdmin today. Last week, we asked the Linux community to submit their favorite Linux tips and tricks to share with their fellow SpiderOak users. In honor of sysadmin everywhere, this is the Top 10 list of hacks (in no particular order):  SpiderOak here’s a hack. I […]

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SpiderOak 5.0.2 release

We’re happy to share some new updates with you. Please find the update on our Downloads page. This 5.0.2 general release includes: Fix a bug causing uncontrolled growth of application data folder during large downloads. Fix a bug allowing user to set up a sync feedback loop involving the Hive folder. Now removes folder branding […]

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Python Web Developer, Kansas City or Remote

SpiderOak seeks to hire a web developer to build our next generation web presence and web applications. You will be working closely with our designers and our CEO, and you’ll get regular code feedback from internal application security teams. Key technologies we use for web development are Python, Django, and HTML5. Started in 2007, SpiderOak […]

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