Microsoft recently released a number of upgrades to our file storing and sharing service, SkyDrive.com. A lengthy blog post by Omar Shahine on the Inside Windows Live blog describes the changes, which include strong privacy protections to help prevent the kind of “inadvertent sharing” which sometimes occurs with online services:
When you click Share in the SkyDrive info pane or from the File menu, you cannow do a few things:
The sharing experience is one that only happens when you choose to share something.Everything on SkyDrive that you upload is private until you tell us otherwise.
-- David Burt, CISSP, CIPP