Looks like iCloud Private Relay uses Cloudflare for at least some of its exit points.
I like it. Good to have this sort of protection baked in, despite the limitations.
@sjb They’re only used as the secondary exit anyway, so I don’t think it matters that much - they can’t know the origin (if I understand it correctly).
@jamie @sjb Amen to that. And even if you own the hardware, at least if you are me 🙃, you then have to trust your ability to maintain it, that you understand it enough to know there is no back door of which you are unaware, and ditto for your redundancy systems.
In the main, better to have a trust relationship with ethical professionals.
Yes people should backup of their iCloud etc., but the same goes for NextCloud on a home based
Also speaking for myself, is I have accidentally lost everything on a self-managed server. To date, not a single file has gone missing from any corporate service I have used.
They may read my files, but that is a lesser concern than loosing them.
But as I use Tresorit...
We have Outlook 365 e-mail at work. We've had several hours of downtime a couple of times, Microsoft's fault, no e-mail for organsiation that day. "The Cloud" does not give you top-of-the-line uptime, it's a business like any other, so you get the minimum they can get away with.
@sjb Haha! True. that. But then, some of the better informed people on the Fediverse are the very system admins running the ProtonMail's, Apple's and Google's of this world. If they can maintain 99.99% uptime infrastructure for others are well placed for personal projects.
Perhaps not a 'typical' user sample. ;-)
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