[Freedombox-discuss] NAS or little-space-sheevaplug, the HD question

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Mon Nov 8 10:05:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 10:47:37AM +0100, Gianluca Moro wrote:
>hi all,
>On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 2:10 PM, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 05:49:29PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
>> I would take the "cloud" aspect a bit further, and consider whether 
>> online storage could be used for more than just backup.  I don't 
>> think the FB needs to be completely self-contained, so long as it 
>> preserves individual autonomy and control, and provides the services 
>> that people want.
>I have been working a bit in this direction, where the base idea is "my 
>freedom box needs to let me the complete control of the data" but this 
>control do not imply "physical control of the data".
>I implemented a proof of concept in my cloudusb project, where I keep 
>programs and data encrypted in a bootable USB stick, with an online 
>backup of encrypted data, so to use on line resources but keeping the 
>control thru' encryption.
>This could be applied in other configuration too: for example, to have 
>some data only online (crypted) so to have minimum local hardware 

How do you control logging of access to that cloud-stored data?

A fair answer is "I don't care about surveillance of accessing encrypted 
data", but then you do not have _complete_ control.

  - Jonas

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