Items tagged with Carpathia

One of the risks when you store your data in the cloud is that you’re trusting a third party with your precious files. Of course, you’re gambling with your data no matter where it’s stored; even if you have your own mini-server locked away in the basement, there are worst-case scenarios associated with fire or water damage, equipment malfunctions, and PEBCAK-type errors. Recently, the worst-case scenario occurred for users of popular storage and file-sharing site MegaUpload after the feds kicked down the door and halted its operations over allegations of large-scale digital piracy. Law enforcement officials are apparently all through with the servers containing MegaUpload’s... Read more...