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Snowden: ‘Get rid of Dropbox.’ Here’s the alternative he recommends

"Get rid of Dropbox, it doesn’t support encryption, it doesn’t protect your private files. Use competitors."
February 14, 2018

A few years back, Edward Snowden picked something of a fight with cloud storage mogul Dropbox in an interview with the New Yorker.

It’s a lengthy interview, but the meat of the matter that we’re addressing today comes at 1:04:55.

We’re talking about encryption. We’re talking about dropping programs that are hostile to privacy. For example, Dropbox? Get rid of Dropbox, it doesn’t support encryption, it doesn’t protect your private files. And use competitors like SpiderOak, that do the same exact service but they protect the content of what you’re sharing. -Edward Snowden

Dropbox fired back that all data was encrypted while “in transit,” but SpiderOak encrypts your files even while they’re on your device in addition to while they’re in transit.

Many privacy enthusiasts, out of respect for Snowden’s opinion and expertise, flocked to SpiderOak… only to balk at its hefty $260/year price tag.

The reason that we’re circling back to this topic today is that SpiderOak is currently running a special through TechDeals on their 2TB 1-Year Cloud Storage Subscription. Now you can gain access to “the most secure cloud storage provider out there” for just $39.99.

That’s 84% off.

SpiderOak ONE in a Glance:

  • Get 2TB of cloud storage from SpiderOak ONE
  • Recovery feature can restore your data to its proper state before ransomware hits
  • Seamlessly sync data between all of your devices, regardless of operating system
  • Share files securely w/ others through a web-based interface
  • Create temporary, self-destructing links to single files in your backup
  • SpiderOak ONE maintains no knowledge of your password, any data stored on their servers, or the metadata associated w/ your files

Cick the button below to learn more about SpiderOak. Maybe give it a shot and see if it works for you.

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