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To SpiderOak, Freedom = Blazing Our Own Trail

In yesterday’s blog post, Erin and Alan spoke a bit about how freedom means your peace of mind. We achieve that through our dedication to privacy online. Another way we embrace freedom online is through blazing our own trail. We’re proud to say we’ve done this intentionally in several ways: It’s smart to have ‘Zero-Knowledge’ […]

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To SpiderOak, Freedom = Your Peace of Mind, Privacy Online

As we approach the Fourth of July in the U.S., we at SpiderOak can’t help but reflect on the importance of freedom online. After all, it is where many of us spend much of our time. To us, this freedom is accomplished through ensuring 100% privacy, and therefore your peace of mind (and ours too!). […]

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SpiderOak June 2012 Newsletter

SAFE & SECURE YOUR RIGHT TO PRIVACY Judging by the popularity of criminal investigation and justice TV shows, it’s safe to say our society loves courtroom drama. In real life, although rare, we do receive a request from a law enforcement agency asking us to supply them details about a users. We publish the number […]

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SpiderOak Privacy Policy Update

At SpiderOak, our user’s privacy is valued above all else. This is the reason behind our ‘Zero-Knowledge Privacy Standard’ and why we will continually put privacy first as we develop into the future. With this in mind, we would like to inform our users of an update to the SpiderOak Privacy Policy. The changes can […]

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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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A Little About Our Freedom Photo Contest Winner

We had a fantastic number of contestants. The photographic interpretation of freedom was interestingly wide. As suspected, it means something slightly different to all of us. The freedom photo contest allowed the important creative talent to shine and we appreciate all the entries and votes. Expressing freedom is important to all and it certainly has […]

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New Expansion Ahoy!

If you’ve been using SpiderOak lately, you might have noticed that it’s been a bit… sluggish. A small portion of our users have been impacted by our recent expansion efforts. We do greatly apologize for the inconvenience. The good news is that we have been working diligently at installing new servers to increase capacity. In […]

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How does SpiderOak use SpiderOak? – Part 4

Michael Crane, UI/UX & QA I am often switching between my Mac, PC and Linux machines when I am testing features in SpiderOak across multiple platforms. For this, I love using the folder sync feature in SpiderOak so I can test multiple types of files. As I don’t often have the same types of files […]

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