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I don't think you have 100% control of any document, whether it's in a cloud server or a paper document locked in your filing cabinet. There are laws that can require you to reveal it, wherever it is.Personally, I think the virtual model for storage is the way to go. Leaving sensitive data hanging around on a PC is probably the least secure thing you can do with it. There have been too many cases of employees copying a bunch of sensitive files on to laptops which are subsequently stolen."Hey! Hugh! Get off of MacLeod!"
I have the total opposite view Geezer. Your original inventions material software etc you should keep locally, not globally. Prime examples of why are Google, Hotmail, all those offering you free 'online scans for 'virus', stinking blog companies, all of them keeping your materials as their own as soon as you 'sign up' for the account. There was a recent story in Sweden of a mother wanting to take down the 'blog' of her son that tragically had died but the company responsible just refused. Stinkers the lot of them, and stupid if you don't know what you're doing. The kids today are getting used to having no privacy, as that is what modern commercialism offers them, behind the BS of never 'selling any information'. How about selling the company f.ex?When you're leaving your source material in someones else's care, you're in fact telling them that they are free to do what they want, as long as you don't discover it. Trust is nice, but when it comes to planned patents and your companies fiscal and personnel records? You're sure you're that trusting..The definition for a secure NT Server is "Locked down in a cellar, door closed with no outside access whatsoever and no net, Internet included." And no, it's not mine invention. And how are you ever going to prove that someone snitched your idea? "That bit is mine!!"Reminds me of how the States fought Zimmerman's free algorithms for secure cryptography (open and closed keys) and how NSA tried to force all companies using such to leave a 'back door'. Kind'a stinks, especially since there been a lot of complaints against the way European companies ,strangely enough, always in the last minute, gets outbid by American companies. So no, use local storage and encrypt it too. Keep your backups elsewhere, not on the Internet. Strange how commercial companies try to encompass the idea we once had of a free and sharing Internet community, but in such a commercial way at the same time as they otherwise try to regulate us ordinary users as much as they are allowed by their respective states.
"Hey! Hugh! Get off of MacLeod!"