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ownCloud 5 released: a vision realized, a vision expanded

https://owncloud.com

Today ownCloud 5, a very important milestone for the ownCloud community and perhaps the most important release so far, was released.

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Running ownCloud3 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can install and run ownCloud3 on a Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 11.10 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP).

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ownCloud 3 released with enhanced features

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Version 3 of ownCloud, the open source, cloud application that enables you to run your own cloud server from your computer, has been released. This comes roughly 47 days before the launch of a commercial entity that would provide products and services for ownCloud.

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A Wise User Judges Each Internet Usage Scenario Carefully

http://www.europeanbusinessreview.com

If the term “Cloud Computing” has any meaning, it can only be a certain attitude towards computing: an attitude of not thinking carefully about what a proposed scenario entails or what risks it implies.

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Encrypt Early, Encrypt Often!

http://drdobbs.com

Even if you have done nothing wrong, the government agencies examining your files have no contractual obligation to you to keep them safe, nor even to get rid of all their copies once they've determined you're not guilty or that they pulled the wrong party's data.

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Google also passes on European data to US authorities

http://www.h-online.com

More solid reasons for leaving the cloud to the birds. With varying international laws, almost anyone can end up examining your private data. Security and privacy are never guaranteed.

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Size does matter: cloud providers generate new trend on the logging market

https://andrea.blogs.balabit.com

BalaBit IT Security – also known as the “syslog-ng company”, based on their trusted logging solution,used by 650 000 corporate customers world-wide – forecasts a new trend on the logging market, driven by cloud providers. According to BalaBit, within the next few years not only compliance would drive the logging investments, but the exponential increase of cloud services and providers.

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What's Needed for Freedom in the “cloud”?

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Georg Greve from Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) has often been asked to explain what he considers necessary prerequisites for an open, free, sustainable approach towards what is often called “The Cloud” or also “Software as a Service” (SaaS).

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Red Hat Warns Government About Cloud Lock-In

http://www.talkincloud.com

The open letter, in the form of a blog entry from Red Hat VP Mark Bohannon, contains thinly veiled criticism of Microsoft and other companies that are launching their own public clouds.

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Resist the Temptations of the Cloud!

http://www.spiegel.de

In the age of cloud computing, technology companies decide which programs users can load on to their smart phones, while Facebook sells personal data to other companies to use. Internet users need to swim against the stream if they want to protect their privacy.

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Stallman's Cloudburst: Prudence or Paranoia?

http://www.ecommercetimes.com

When Richard Stallman talks, the FOSS community tends to listen, and that's just what could be observed in the Linux blogosphere over the past week or so.

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Why I will not buy Google’s Cr-48 Chrome Notebook

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Knowing that these are part of the service agreement, why would anyone want to own a Cr-48? I understand that a significant percentage of potential buyers will not care, but I do, and that is why I will never own one, when it goes on sale. Not that Google’s executives care one bit whether a blogger buys their latest gadget or not, but it’s about my privacy, not theirs.

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Google's ChromeOS means losing control of data, warns RMS

http://www.guardian.co.uk

Google's new cloud computing ChromeOS looks like a plan "to push people into careless computing" by forcing them to store their data in the cloud rather than on machines directly under their control, warns Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation and creator of the operating system GNU.

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Developing for the social web

http://geekybodhi.net

So you're fresh out of college with a degree in computer science. As you gleefully wait for that one phone call, you discover the computer isn't just what you were taught it'd be. It has metamorphosed into the pervasive social web. You have the tools, and the know how. All you need is a little tete-a-tete with the ways of the social web.

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ownCloud 1.0 is here to make cloud computing free

http://blog.karlitschek.de

ownCloud is free and open source solution for a central place where you can store your files and documents. You don´t have to upload your personal data to central closed services like Google Docs, Dropbox or Ubuntu One. All the data is under your own control. You can access your files via WebDAV without a special client.

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