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Take Control of Sharing Files in Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Internet-Based Host

If you find the rates for a high-speed upstream connection to be too high, or you can't get the bandwidth you need, consider using a centrally hosted file repository on the Internet instead.

  • .Mac: If you're already a .Mac subscriber or want to pony up $100 per year, you have access to an iDisk—nearly all of the 10 GB allotted to each account—available on high-speed Internet lines that you can use for sharing files via WebDAV or via the Web (Web access is for download only). The iDisk servers can be slow and wonky when used via WebDAV, though they're usually fine for downloading files via a Web browser.

    For an extra $50 per year, you can increase your storage to 20 GB, or 30 GB for $100 per year. Learn more in iDisk, ahead, or ...

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