A friend at work suggested I try out a free online storage facility as an off-site personal backup and for sharing files with friends. He suggested DropBox, who offer 2Gb free, plus more if you pursue their viral marketing strategy. I have not tried it yet, but I notice that free storage is quite a popular service these days. My home ISP gives me 5Gb of storage free. BT and Sky in the UK both offer the same, including to non-customers. In fact, all three of these carrier-based free services are implemented by Casero, who can also boast other customers such as Bell, Cox, Telus and more.
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