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using cloud storage vs local backup - for small size backups.

hi,
i need to do a backup of 2 files (100MB total) each day, and perhaps keep a backup of 2 weeks and then delete them.

i can get this which is $5 a month...
http://www.carbonite.com/online-backup/personal-online-backup-faq#faq3

or would you recommend this solution....
to get a 4GB stick and put it in the USB drive. and then use the tool in XP pro
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308422
to copy the 2 backup files to the USB stick every night.? that may be cheaper.. but do you see any issues in this approach? any concerns for failure?
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thanks for the input..

also have you found the below always reliable:

OneDrive (Formerly SkyDrive)
Google Drive
ADrive
SpiderOak
Dropbox..

if these folks give it away free, how do they benefit? are they are enticements to get bigger drives from them @ premium?
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great balance.. thanks much.
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