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    After setting up syncthing last week, I was concerned about security as I was using the software in a manner not intended by the developers. I was attempting to use one instance of syncthing for multiple users by running it under its own user space and granting it permissions on folders in my home directory.

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    I have been using Dropbox for a few years now, and as most Dropbox users, ran out of space. During my early days of using Dropbox, I used to invite a lot of friends to Dropbox and earned 250MB/user to the point where I earned ~12 GB. But as time progressed, the returns were diminishing - almost everyone has a Dropbox account now and no one left to invite.

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