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Share and Receive Files Anonymously with ‘OnionShare’

Whether you’re a spy or a geek, there are plenty of ways to share and receive files with others without revealing anyone’s identity. Whatever your reasons for needing this secrecy, whether as the host or the submitter, it’s easy to set up a virtual dumping ground for your data—top-secret or otherwise mundane.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Share and Receive Files Anonymously with ‘OnionShare’

Whether you’re a spy or a geek, there are plenty of ways to share and receive files with others without revealing anyone’s identity. Whatever your reasons for needing this secrecy, whether as the host or the submitter, it’s easy to set up a virtual dumping ground for your data—top-secret or otherwise mundane.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Is IPFS and Why Does It Matter in Brave’s Web Browser?

Brave is now the first web browser with integrated InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) support. IPFS is a peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol, and provides a different way of building and using the internet compared to the HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) and HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Over Secure Socket Layer)…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Keep Android’s ‘Nearby Share’ From Using Your Mobile Data

I love Android’s Nearby Share, because it finally—finally—lets you shoot files over to another Android phone, just like iPhone users have been able to do with AirDrop since 2014. I always hated having to turn to third-party apps to make this happen on Android, so it’s a welcome relief that Google has finally entered…Read more… […]

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How to Share a Folder Over Your Network

Need to share a file or folder to another device connected to your network? Transferring files between machines requires just a few changes to your computer’s settings. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll show you how to share a folder over your network whether you use Windows or Mac OS.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Securely Transfer Files for Free With Black Hole’s Blockchain-Based Service

We’ve covered many file-transfer services previously, but we recently stumbled upon Black Hole, a relatively new service uses the blockchain-based Blockstack network for user logins, file storage, and delivery. (Best of all: It’s free.)Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Securely Transfer Files for Free With Black Hole’s Blockchain-Based Service

We’ve covered many file-transfer services previously, but we recently stumbled upon Black Hole, a relatively new service uses the blockchain-based Blockstack network for user logins, file storage, and delivery. (Best of all: It’s free.)Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Is Dropbox Transfer Better Than Other Free File-Sharing Services?

Sharing files over the internet is nothing new, but the process has evolved since the halcyon days of finicky FTP servers and dodgy P2P programs. Now, it’s easy to send large files with a simple web app or cloud service, like Dropbox, and the latter is planning to make this even easier with a new, […]

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