Dropbox updates iOS app, will phase out public folders

Jos

TS Evangelist
Cloud storage startup has kept extra busy as competition is growing stronger with the launch of Google Drive and Microsoft's SkyDrive getting dedicated desktop apps as well as a revamped feature set. Today, they are announcing a follow up to…

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PinothyJ

TS Guru
That reason is unlikely: Dropbox have decided that it is safer in the long run, legally at least, to remove public folders because then there is less chance of copyright infringement being an issue...
 
G

Guest

It's truly unfortunate that they are removing the public folders. They are an excellent way to collaborate. Sharing links is fine but has no organization.
 

Captain828

TS Guru
Not sure how you use public folders to collaborate.
Shared folders is what I've been using for quite a while. They're easy to set up and secure.
 

spydercanopus

TS Evangelist
I can't wait for storage and network technology to improve so we can stop pretending like a GB is a lot. People need online storage based TB. At least I do.