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So I use GAE (google app engine) for my app to run (Java + Flex back end) I want to provide users with file storing options (I have like 25 users that will want to upload files like 75 mbs sise) So I need a Host with API capable of returning files only when special kind of key is sent to it (to protect files from public)?

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Dropbox is free and you have access to files in the Public Folder via HTTP.
Instructions Here

They also have an API in case you want to provide some level of security.

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Grate in general,but free only for 1gb... and lookslike there is no protection while you use that tip – Ole Jak Oct 11 '10 at 6:04

I'd suggest you get some hosting solution and program it yourself, this way you are in control of when a crash is going to be fixed.

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You can apply for the Google Storage for Developers. It's not open for public yet, but you're not going to wait for a long time before getting the invitation. During this beta version they were offering 100gb of storage for free.

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looks like it is only for US residents... or their servers just do not want to reply to me... – Ole Jak Oct 11 '10 at 6:00
I'm not in US and bunch of my friends from Europe got it.. maybe they changed that recently since they introduced they paid accounts.. :( – Lipis Oct 11 '10 at 8:28

You can try box.net as well.
Sharing options are available, but privacy settings are possible, too.

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Microsoft has Windows SkyDrive which I've been using for a long time now.

Now you can also use Live Sync to synchronize your files between your computer (one or many of them) and the SkyDrive storage

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Any links to its API? – Ole Jak Oct 11 '10 at 6:01
no API yet :( stackoverflow.com/questions/307696/… – sebagomez Oct 12 '10 at 14:08

This looks like something perfect to be done over SSH on any linux server(VPS) with minimal pain, but I'm not sure how friendly SSH would be for windows users.

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