[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu One
jon at sprig.gs
Fri Aug 19 08:31:00 UTC 2011
On 19 August 2011 08:33, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 18 August 2011 11:25, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:
>> On 18 August 2011 11:05, Tony Pursell <ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Yes, it's to celebrate having 1 million U1 users. Hope they have 5 millions
>>> GBs somewhere, just in case :-)
>> Heh. I expect they do the same kind of file de-duplication that other
>> similar services (e.g. dropbox) do. So if you and I both store the
>> same PDF they only hold one copy on the backend until everyone deletes
>> every copy of it.
> If I put files on ubuntu one are they not encrypted? If they are
> encrypted then they cannot be combined with copies of the same file
> that others have uploaded. Or am I missing something?
They are not encrypted.
Jon "The Nice Guy" Spriggs
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