Nelson Minar avatar Nelson Minar

Goodreads lost all of my reviews

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Goodreads lost all data Nelson contributed for years, this is a sad reminder that owning our data is the only way to make sure it is safe for the future.

I've learned a hard lesson in trusting cloud services. Unfortunately just having a copy of your data isn't enough; it's a lot of work to build a useful product. In the meantime I will be more careful about which companies I trust.

I gave a talk — in French — about this, IndieWeb in general, and POSSE specifically: Ne vous laissez plus déPOSSEder de vos contenus !.