[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu One
Juan J. Martínez
reidrac at usebox.net
Fri Aug 19 08:35:28 UTC 2011
On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 09:31 +0100, Jon Spriggs wrote:
> On 19 August 2011 08:33, Colin Law <clanlaw@> wrote:
> > On 18 August 2011 11:25, Alan Pope <alan@> wrote:
> >> On 18 August 2011 11:05, Tony Pursell <ajp@> 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.
Actually, Ubuntu One stores the files on Amazon S3. Nobody prevent YOU
encrypt your files before uploading them to UO though.
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