[LMB] OT: Backups using My Book Live
fishman at panix.com
Sat Jun 26 13:49:51 BST 2021
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From: "Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold" <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
Cc: "Matija Grabnar" <lmb at matija.com>
Bcc: fishman at panix.com
Sent: 6/26/2021 4:46:26 AM
Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Backups using My Book Live
>This is not the cloud, this is a local device, controlled from the cloud.
>Since it is a local device, it can give one a false sense of security. But it's controlled through the cloud, and that makes it more vulnerable.
>I was about to write several more paragraphs, but I realized this is not the place. Suffice it to say, no backup solution is foolproof, they all involve expense, and taking care, and even then they can bite you when you need them the most.
I have been using Backblaze, a cloud service, for many years, and I have
been quite happy with them.
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