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Journal doom's Journal: Centralized Systems = Large Problems

Annalee Newitz questions whether it's a good idea to store your life on someone else's servers: Data crash of 2027: "... this situation is worse than potentially being data-raped by some feds trolling for terrorists. When we store all our personal, financial, and social information on other people's computers, we risk losing everything for reasons even stupider than the war on terror."

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Centralized Systems = Large Problems

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