Well, assuming for the sake of argument that iBackup's site isn't any more protected than theirs, if iBackup goes south, they still have their own stuff; if their own stuff goes south, they have iBackup. It'd take two catastrophes in different locations to lose all their data. Duh - isn't this Backup 101?
skayell writes "The Supreme Court of the United States will hear a landmark patent case involving whether or not thoughts and relationships are patentable. Michael Crichton's essay in the New York Times attempts a thoughtful summary of Metabolite's primary assertion: they not only own the connection between homocysteine levels in the blood and vitamin B12 deficiency, but also any thought connecting the two."