Opera Unites U Drive less confusing than you think

Opera releases Unite, and analysts rain down with run downs.

http://blogs.ft.com/techblog/2009/06/why-a-centralised-web-is-here-to-stay/
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2009/jun/17/opera-unite
http://www.inquisitr.com/26360/oh-duncan-if-opera-unite-is-the-future-then-were-going-back-in-time/

And so on.

So it’s been done before: Microsoft Live Sync, and IRC fserve
And it’s not secure enough for some things, but is it secure enough?
Blah, blah, blah.

Ignore the chatter. The back story is this…
Opera Unite makes personal file sharing into a browser setting, instead of a mile-long process. It means I can share without uploads, and I can host without dyndns. These are milestones indeed, if for no other reason than because it’s so simple your mom can use it.

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