RE: Do you save any documents exclusively on the Web?

Subject: RE: Do you save any documents exclusively on the Web?
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 14:39:55 -0400

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Goldstein
> Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 1:19 PM
> To: 'techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com'
> Subject: Do you save any documents exclusively on the Web?
>
> See
<http://www.informationweek.com/news/personal_tech/smartphones/showArtic
le.jhtml?articleID=220600351>
>
> This is especially relevant to those who use any form of
> collaborative, Web-based documentation. Maybe you've saved
> your own changes locally, but what about everyone else's changes?
>
> Yes, Google Docs and T-Mobile's Sidekick are two different
> animals. I hope security is better at Google, but "hope"
> isn't a solid part of risk management.
>
> (For extra Schadenfreude, the data services that crashed are
> run by a Microsoft subsidiary called... wait for it... "Danger.")
>
> What's that you say? You backed up your T-Mobile Sidekick
> data to your local iMac folders? Well, good on ya -- just
> don't upgrade to Snow Leopard, cause...
>
>
<http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9139250/Snow_Leopard_bug_deletes
_all_user_data?taxonomyId=1>
>
> (My favorite quote from the new article: "Add my parents to
> the list of people waxed by this bug. Brand new iMac, less
> than one month old, EVERYTHING lost. Just as I convinced them
> to go Mac after years of trying.")
>
> What is this, National Data Loss Week?
>
> Single-user Web-based docs can be backed up to a local HD
> backup, thumb drive, or other medium. But collaborative
> Web-based docs? Hmmm... How exactly do you save everyone
> else's changes?
>

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