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LizardSpock

BitTorrent Sync, Free Rival to DropBox

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BitTorrent Sync although still in Beta offers a App and protocol for DropBox like file syncing. As it is an app rather than a service you use you own disk space. Hope fully it can also be run on webfaction to setup a private cloud.

The advantages I can see are:

  1. Private Storage – Secure, third party can not be forced to hand over data if hosting it on own hardware.
  2. Private Storage – Unlimted space, Dropbox give 2GB free basic webfation account has 20-40Gb storage. S3 offers very cheap way to scale for cloud storage. Synced from home computer TB available.

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