The Dark Side of the Cloud

Skull and BonesThomas Monopoly @thomasmonopoly: “On July 15 2011 you turned off my entire Google account. You had absolutely no reason to do this, despite your automated message telling me your system “perceived a violation.” I did not violate any Terms of Service, either Google’s or account specific ToS, and your refusal to provide me with any proof otherwise makes me absolutely certain of this. And I would like to bring to your attention how much damage your carelessness has done.”

Here’s an example of The Mythical Cloud gone wrong.

2 Replies to “The Dark Side of the Cloud”

  1. That’s absolutely correct. Folks need to rethink their dependence on third parties.

    This basically is a warning sign. Make sure you backup your contacts, pictures, and any data that matters to you.

    “Keep it safe, keep it secret.”

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