On 8/29/13 11:30 AM, Perry E. Metzger wrote: > On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:04:34 +0200 Faré <fah...@gmail.com> wrote: >> One thing that irks me, though, is the problem of the robust, secure >> terminal: if everything is encrypted, how does one survive the >> loss/theft/destruction of a computer or harddrive? > > So, as has been discussed, I envision people having small cheap > machines at home that act as their "cloud", and the system prompting > them to pick a friend to share encrypted backups with.
Why not share some parts with some friends and some with others? This is related to the recently-discussed idea of a network of friends (maybe it's because I've worked on Jabber for so long, but I like the idea of leveraging your buddy list for many interesting features, including data backup and mix networking). Peter -- Peter Saint-Andre https://stpeter.im/ _______________________________________________ The cryptography mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.metzdowd.com/mailman/listinfo/cryptography