[clug] DIY cloud services?

Miller-Kelly, Cody cody at themiller.co
Sat Feb 14 23:42:50 MST 2015

A good example is backup using Duplicity against S3 etc.

All the data is encrypted.
On 15/02/2015 5:41 pm, "Michael Still" <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 10:01 AM, jhock at iinet.net.au <jhock at iinet.net.au>
> wrote:
> > The current post on "The end of the personal computer is nigh "
> indicates, in my opinion, the only good thing about storing data on a cloud
> is that it is a backup in case of disaster. For example, if a fire destroys
> everything then one can restore the information from the cloud.
> >
> > I have thought that having an encrypted hard disk as a cloud, stored at
> a good friends home, (and visa versa) would be a great way of backing up
> our data without the multinationals having my data. But how does one
> achieve this? I'll have to ask a few of my friends who are still in the IT
> business.
> If you encrypt the data before you upload it, then I don't think it
> really matters where you store it -- be that a friends house or some
> hosting company's cloud storage thing. Or am I missing something?
> Michael
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