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Hey cool, I'll need to install this and check it out!
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Not so much install as update. The Google Docs app is now the Google Drive app.
Maybe you could review it in a hangout!
+Reto Meier I hope you didn't catch to much flak over that, I cringed every time I say it mentioned on the net!
Yeah, I'm guessing phased rollout like every other Google service.
Not even available to those with purchased storage. This brings sadness upon me.
+John Corey Hopefully since it's just a rebrand + slight storage upgrade of Docs, the phased rollout will be expedient.
+Google +Reto Meier, Do you know if there is any client of Google-Drive to linux?
installed and running already...let's see if it is as userfriendly as DropBox...
+Reto Meier I personally think you should pull some strings at Google to get everyone that has you in a circle on G+ and get our Drive accounts activated :-)
Works fine in Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04. So well integrated with Google Docs.
+Aditya Dafre The first sentence in the terms is "You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content. In short, what belongs to you stays yours."

Read the terms, not the propaganda. ALSO, note that the terms that are complained about in the article, have the specifying statement attached: "The rights that you grant in this licence are for the limited purpose of operating, promoting and improving our Services, and to develop new ones."

Don't fall for the propaganda, Google is not out to get you.
+Jake Weisz thanks for clarifying so quickly- I was among the first to download GoogleDrive but this article threw me off a bit....especially this part..."worldwide licence to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works" will I have privacy - for eg if there is a book I'm writing and I put it on the cloud and i don't want it to be reproduced, translated or modified in any way till i'm done with it - will I be able to control it?
+Aditya Dafre It's not surprising anymore to see legalese that seems to grant companies more rights than you'd normally expect, because right now digital IP is such a cloudly legal field, and they don't want to get sued for doing something innocuous and sensible. (Keep in mind, that while it's illegal for the government to search your email without a warrant, it's legal for the government to compel a company to give it to them, because it's hosted on their servers. Internet law is so screwed up right now.)

But with the limiting terms on use (for improving or promoting their services), and the clear statement that you retain your IP rights, there's no way Google could use it to claim ownership of your work in whole or in part.
what is the new specifications with the cloud service in google?
rex yau
i have register but still not receive confirm email yet XD !
+Jamie Cashin Sharing works exactly the same way as it does in Google Docs. I think you do need to go to the web interface, though.
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