Privacy on the cloud: What are your options?

You often hear people saying that privacy is important. Especially online, where your data can be used in ways unknown to you, it’s even more important. Why exactly is it important though? Does an average Joe, someone who has a couple of files here and there on the Internet need to care about privacy?

The answer is an astounding yes. In an ideal world, privacy wouldn’t be something you would have to ask for, or choose. Every software and app you use, and every website you visit will respect your privacy. Unfortunately, it is far from an ideal world, and it’s shocking to see what people who matter think of privacy.

Take the case of cloud file storage, for example. There are some great solutions out there but almost all of them don’t care for your privacy. Some, in fact, are rather frightening.

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