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    Default Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

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    You despise the idea of losing your individual computing power. You hate subscriber services. You don't trust our security model or feel we are reliable enough. You don't believe your connectivity will ever be good enough. It doesn't matter: Your distinctiveness will be added to our own. We are the cloud. Do not resist us.



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    Default Re: Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

    Im scared of the cloud. My data is mine! I dont want them using my data to figure out what product or service to try and sell me next. Google does enough of that crap with everything you do when signed into google services and email. Dont care for them doing that same with my family photos, music or movie collections. I will resist as long as I have acess to USB ports and External hard drive space.
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    Default Re: Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

    I rent some server storage for a back up of my most important files. The advantages of knowing a server admin.

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    Default Re: Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

    <--- not a fan of the cloud, much easier to restore my files from a backup external HD than it is to D/L them ALL...AGAIN....


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    Default Re: Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

    And if your house burns down?

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    Default Re: Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

    and if the server fame burns down? or hit by an earthquake.
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    Default Re: Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

    The "cloud" is complete bull****. It will never encompass all.

    You never register all of your firearms.
    You "double-bag" trash that might draw unwanted attention.
    You keep your curtains shut so your neighbor can't see in when you're gone.
    You don't post on Facebook that you're going on vacation.
    You don't sign up for a Google service with your own phone.
    You run a firewall to keep programs from reaching out -- not in.

    The "cloud" will never be given free reign; will never be fully trusted.

    A 'rebel' faction will always exist to oppose it, as with any single entity that grows too large to be trusted online.

    As for me personally, I won't use it much, because:
    - I live in a rural area where there is no broadband. I'm not going to ****ing move just for better internet. lol
    - The internet is not free of cost; not a service provided by the commune.

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    Default Re: Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

    I personally don't have any issues storing basic stuff on my cloud. I have a 50GB cloud that I use on a daily basis, primarly for uploading from my phone to the cloud then back to my computer.
    However I won't be storing anything that is of value or personal on it.. But its nice to have the space when needed.

    Right now, I primarily use it for pictures and also some documents here and there.

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    Default Re: Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberburnout View Post
    and if the server fame burns down? or hit by an earthquake.
    Well the chance that both (server and my place) burn down is very slim. Technically I have two servers, one in europe, one in asia, but I only use the euro regularly.

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