Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 27th Mar 2006 19:30 UTC
Google Phil Sim, a professional with technology editor journalist background, has written three interesting blog posts recently, discussing the much-rumored Google OS (1, 2, 3). He speculates that all user's data will be stored online on Google's servers and so one's desktop and files can be retrieved exactly as left by any other PC station, anywhere in the world, by simply using his Gmail credentials. It's like having your OS on a usb key with you at all times, only, without the usb key...
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National Security
by snowflake on Mon 27th Mar 2006 23:42 UTC
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Given the current political climate, any one who stores their data online could be asking for trouble. If a large amount of user data ends up at a central organization, like google, it will be too tempting for a government not to ask for it for reasons of 'National Security'. I'll stick to my harddrive in my spare bedroom for now, at least the likely hood of the government asking me for my harddrive is small.

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