Running out of Space? New Services Let You Store Megabytes of Your Personal Data on the Web. Think of Them as Massive Storage Bins in the Sky-And They're Free.
Tanaka, Jennifer, Newsweek
Last week, a co-worker received an e-mail containing a link to a Web parody of the Budweiser "Whassup" television ad, featuring the now famous AP photograph of Elian Gonzalez facing down the armed federal agent, their mouths crudely animated to utter the now famous greeting "Whaassuup!" Fidel Castro appears in the Dukie role. Politically correct? No. Hilarious? Well, I had to see for myself. But by the time we tried to reconnect to the Web site, the spot had already been yanked.
If only my co-worker had known about i-drive, a free Web service that lets you "clip" Web pages and save them, permanently, to a personal storage bin in cyberspace. This is just one of many cool …
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Publication information: Article title: Running out of Space? New Services Let You Store Megabytes of Your Personal Data on the Web. Think of Them as Massive Storage Bins in the Sky-And They're Free. . Contributors: Tanaka, Jennifer - Author. Magazine title: Newsweek. Volume: 135. Issue: 19 Publication date: May 8, 2000. Page number: 83. © 2009 Newsweek, Inc. All rights reserved. Any reuse, distribution or alteration without express written permission of Newsweek is prohibited. For permission: www.newsweek.com. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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