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Are Your Bits Flipped? by Joe Kissell

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3. Cloudy Choices for Cloud Storage

Derek wondered where, in this vast and beautiful expanse, his vacation photos might be stored.
Derek wondered where, in this vast and beautiful expanse, his vacation photos might be stored.

It started innocently enough when I signed up for Dropbox way back when. This service gave me a handy and inexpensive way to sync a folder between my computers via the cloud—and, later, to collaborate on documents with other people.

Over time, other similar services came along, each tempting me with a variation on that theme, but with unique features or especially attractive pricing. Before long, I’d also signed up for Amazon Cloud Drive, Bitcasa Personal Drive (which has just been discontinued), Box, Google Drive ...

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