Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Dec 2009 23:28 UTC
Editorial Now that everything is moving to the cloud internet, you might think that data loss is a thing of the past. Sadly, as the past few months have taught us, this actually isn't true; we first had the Microsoft/Danger disaster, and now we have Palm and Sprint facing a class-action lawsuit over data loss for webOS phones. All this raises the question: how safe is it to store your precious data on the internet, and do you really trust the internet?
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by strcpy on Thu 10th Dec 2009 06:31 UTC
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The even more relevant question is: how to ensure that your personal data is destroyed properly in the Cloud?

With conventional storage schemes you can write zeros to data, encrypt your data, smash your drive with a hammer. But with the Cloud, the only thing you have is the reassurance from the brother.

Edited 2009-12-10 06:31 UTC

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