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Magic Folders Now Allows for File Synchronization in Tahoe-LAFS

Meejah and David Stainton on April 21, 2017

The users of Tahoe-LAFS - a project that aims to provide Free and Open decentralized cloud storage system - now get additional Magic Folders features. In January 2017, the open source project released version 1.12.0, which brings Least Authority’s Magic Folders v1.0 into Tahoe-LAFS. Members of the Least Authority team, dedicated to creating freedom compatible technologies, have been a part of the Tahoe-LAFS project since the beginning and are very excited to enrich the project with the new...

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Reset The Net with the Upgraded Simple Secure Storage Service

Jessica Augustus and Inkblotest on June 5, 2014

“Reset The Net!” is a broad coalition of many businesses, organizations, and individuals. We're empowering people to protect themselves on the Internet by using end-to-end encryption.

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Least Authority Performs Security Audit For SpiderOak

Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn on February 20, 2014

Our mission at LeastAuthority is to bring verifiable end-to-end security to everyone. As part of that mission, in addition to operating the S4 simple secure storage service, we also run a security consulting business. We LeastAuthoritarians have extensive experience in security and cryptography, and other companies pay us to analyze the security of their protocols and software. Almost all of our consulting clients are making Free and Open Source software which protects user freedoms and...

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S4 on LinuxBSDos.com

Karen Rustad on August 19, 2013

Yesterday LinuxBSDos.com featured S4 and LAFS in an article on secure, distributed cloud storage. We had a bit of a quibble with the article's first line, though: Looking for a solution to give you an edge in the ongoing struggle between you and the authorities over the privacy of your data? It's important to us to note that S4 and LAFS are not only meant to thwart mass government surveillance. We seek to protect against access by the unauthorized, not merely "the authorities". That means...

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LAFS mentioned on Computerworld

Karen Rustad on August 13, 2013

Australian IT publication Computerworld’s article about security and surveillance in the cloud mentions LAFS as a way to use the cloud while still keeping your data private.

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