quote: No, but the simple act of running a RaidZ-2 on a FreeNAS box at your house, and one at a trusted friend/family and copying stuff from primary to secondary every now and again will certainly help the lay person . Then again, so would a less-costly distributed external hard-drive option (if you're not like the 24TB archiver who posted above).
quote: My whole second season of B5 went that way
quote: If you left a flash drive to rot on a shelf for five years, the charge in the cells will likely have diminished/depleted by then.
quote: The two companies are directly targeting businesses that need archival storage including motion picture, broadcasting, and cloud service industries