Who owns your stuff in the cloud? – latimes.com

Who owns your stuff in the cloud? – latimes.com.

As more people look to the cloud for digital storage, such as the recently unveiled Google Drive, the era of being able to mindlessly click “OK” or “Agree” may be over.

When your stuff is stored on your computer at home, you alone are responsible for keeping it safe, secure and backed up. Your roof, your rules. But when you shift from local storage to remote, you live by terms set by someone else — and it’s best to read them.

This is true for any cloud service, not just Google’s.

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