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The real cost of your Personal Cloud

As time goes by, it becomes more common to see ourselves contracting services on-line. They are diverse, easy to consume, mature enough, convenient and economic. Some times we see our friends, relatives or colleagues consuming them and, once we get to know details about their experiences, we feel it is the right moment to start and experience the service ourselves.

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Many of them are really economic (in the range of 1 to 5 euros/month), so we don’t feel the need of any sort of financial control. And here lays the problem:

  • It is extremely easy to loose control
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Security & Privacy on Personal Mashups

It is not new that there is an explosion of services around the web that can play a role in a user-based mashup. I won't count them all, because this will change after this note has been written. If you don't know what I'm talking about, just have a look to the Services connected by ShareThis or Ping.fm.

Many of these services will raise their own privacy questions/concerns. But, anyway, your questions may fall into these two categories:

  1. How this Service Provider will manage my data.
  2. Which are the Risks I'm facing on my use (publishing/sharing/…) of
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Mozilla on mashups

There are also interesting efforts outside the “Spectra world” ;-) on mashups. Particularly, I like Mozilla Ubiquity because of two aspects: putting the user in control with a client-side approach and the interaction experiences. It is a very young project, but very promising. Just look at the prototypes and enjoy:

 

If you want to dream on the futre Web 3.0 a little bit, look at the Aurora Concept Video:

Aurora (complete video without commentary) from Adaptive Path on Vimeo.

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