So free yourself and your data

Also, in 2019, there were plenty of reasons the Cloud to distrust. Back in January, has given us users the "Collection #1" Provide: In the case of a huge da

So free yourself and your data

Also, in 2019, there were plenty of reasons the Cloud to distrust. Back in January, has given us users the "Collection #1" Provide: In the case of a huge data leak billions of Log landed-ins from a variety of sources in the Internet .

throughout The year, it was more so: In April of 540 million records have emerged, for example, the goods appear to have been of partner companies of Facebook and lost collected. In the same month, it was revealed that Facebook had stored passwords of millions of Instagram users in clear text.

In October, was that Twitter seems to have used personal data such as telephone numbers and email addresses, the users had deposited to secure your account, for the purpose of targeted advertising. And last week it became known that the U.S. justice Department is examining Google's Acquisition of Fitbit, because of concerns about how the group could make use of the health data.

The thing

The rethink should let us the user to rethink our use of the Cloud – and to reduce the dependence of the groups, where this is possible and useful. A way to do this, we show in the Video: A private Cloud for data and documents, photographs, addresses, calendar, notes, and tasks – which can be still to expand.

The Software that makes this possible, i.e. the next cloud. It is open source, and works in harmony with Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.

The Video is based on my experiences with the next cloud: I have tested the Software in the last few months extensively and decided to use you as a replacement for Dropbox. For private purposes, you should replace me in the future Google Calendar and the contact Manager from Gmail. Finally, I use it for photo backup in the future as a replacement for Microsoft's Onedrive, which I use currently for this purpose.

ways to

There are two ways to operate a private Cloud. One is to install the Software on a separate device, for example, on the Raspberry Pi. Alternatively, there is also the Computer where it is installed. An Overview can be found here. The third option is called Hosted next cloud: where the Software runs in a web host. We only show this way in the Video on a web server that has provided us with the Geneva Hosting provider infomaniak available.

conclusion: You are not at the mercy of the Internet-large corporations helpless – there are ways and means to remain master of its data. However, a significant require more effort. And there are also risks: Because the private Cloud is the self for the security of its data. This means that you can configure them carefully and be vigilant, must take care – by taking care of the Updates.

previous Videos dealing with the Cloud and with data-autonomy: Here we explain how to exchange data between your devices. The post How to protect yourself from hackers it comes to data protection. How to eliminate the shortcomings of iCloud, there are Troubleshooting tips at Apple's data cloud. And in a contribution to The comfort of the Cloud – but without risk you can find Alternatives to Dropbox, Google Drive and Onedrive, which are easier to use than the next cloud.

Created: 16.12.2019, 16:32 PM

Updated Date: 23 December 2019, 10:39

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