[Owncloud] comparative advertising

Ori Idan ori at helicontech.co.il
Tue Dec 27 05:30:45 UTC 2011

I think the only advantage of services like dropbox is the fact that you
get 2gb free.

Ori Idan
On Dec 27, 2011 12:51 AM, "Alessandro Cosentino" <cosenal at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> what do you guys think about doing some comparative advertising
> pro-ownCloud and "against" services like Dropbox or Apple iCloud.
> Whenever I encourage people to use ownCloud, the most typical question
> I get is of the kind: "how is it different from Dropbox? Why should I
> switch?"
> In my opinion, this should be made more explicit on the
> owncloud.com/.org website.
> Besides highlighting the plus points of ownCloud, I believe we should
> also highlight weaknesses of the other services.
> For instance, in my university, Dropbox clients can't be installed in
> the lab machines, because of their policy, see:
> http://www.math.uwaterloo.ca/mfcf/info/policies/dropbox
> https://www.dropbox.com/terms/#security
> How about explicitly writing this example on the owncloud webpage?
> Cheers,
> Alessandro
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