Have you ever considered installing syncthing on a spare computer or another machine in your home and sync folders that way? If we all did, companies like Flickr wouldn’t be able to pull their fast ones on us. Today it’s Flickr, tomorrow it will be Dropbox, then someone else.

Time to ditch the sharks and go back to the basics. The price of storage keeps falling anyway, you can pick up a decent spec external hard drive for half the price you pay for a year’s subscription. Something to think of during Black Friday and Christmas shopping, just sayin’.

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Also in: https://refind.com/arinbasu

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