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How to Set Up Your Own Private Cloud Storage Service in Five Minutes with OwnCloud

How to Set Up Your Own Private Cloud Storage Service in Five Minutes with OwnCloud
Three things about your opening paragraph. 1) The cloud stuff getting hacked/cracked is the basis of Brian K Vaughan's new comic "The Private Eye" it's pay what you want (including nothing) - check it out here 2) You mention people would want to setup ownCloud for security reasons - ie the hacking/cracking. But lifehacker readers are probably going to make some amateur mistakes compared to engineers at companies like dropbox. 3) Related to that - once you start installing third party extensions - unless you examine the source code you don't know that they aren't getting a back door into your data. #2 and #3 aren't to poo-poo the idea of ownCloud. Flagged Yep, totally—one of the nice things is that ownCloud does offer up SSL so you can at least secure your connections, and the fact that's it's open source makes it at least possible for people do dig into the code if they want (not that I have/would even know what to look for). SSL is not done by ownCloud. Ah, yeah—good point.

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