An Interesting Viewpoint6 October 2005 · Filed in Musing
I don’t know that I necessarily agree with his viewpoint, but in “A fake freedom”, the question is raised: Do we really own our data?
Truly paranoid people could be worried that these services might maintain copies of their information, even after the user has requested that they be deleted. Of course, if you are really worried about copies of stuff, you may want to think about the Google cache…
At the very least, it would probably be a good idea to keep copies of this kind of information somewhere other than these “free” services. Otherwise, you just never know when a site may suddenly go dark, so to speak, for any number of reasons.Tags: Collaboration · Privacy Previous Post: Open Source on Mac OS X Next Post: Just in Case