Dropbox et al

Dropbox et al

It’s been more than a week since the FTC layeth the smackdown on Dropbox, charging that the cloud-based file-sharing service hasn’t been totally honest with its customers about the degree of security it offers. At the heart of this matter is whether someone other than those authorized could access your files. Dropbox has conceded a small number of...

What is web hosting?

What is web hosting?

In order for a web site to be available on the World Wide Web, it must be hosted on a server. This is referred to as web hosting. There are several different methods by which this is done. Your Internet Service Provider (ISP), for example AOL, may make limited web space available as part of your subscription. There are also free web hosting services, although...