[FoRK] Amazon S3 storage service

Russell Turpin < deafbox at hotmail.com > on > Wed Mar 15 05:36:51 PST 2006

Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org>:
>I wouldn't trust any commercial entity to store my
>confidential data on their servers. Entering your home requires a search 
>warrant, data-mining content in transit or subpoena ...

Is pretty useless if the data is encrypted before it
leaves your machine. Conversely, it's pretty silly
for you to think that your data is safe against
subpoena if you have been storing it and backing
it up unencrypted, even though you personally
keep all the copies.

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