My data is mine
Monday, June 19, 2006 10:05:34 AM
There are some unresolved issues, like using online services that don't always allow export in a usable long-term format. Will my photo albums on my.opera.com still work in 5 years? 15 years? Yes, I've got lots of JPGs on my hard disk, what I really want to save is metadata about the selection I uploaded to share with others (which pics, comments, tagging).
Update: here's an example of the kind of problems online services can cause.