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Wow. Someone just didn't think this through.
Ubuntu to store copies of all users' address books
Posted Oct 14, 2009 17:56 UTC (Wed) by whacker (guest, #55546)
Obviously they will need to get the user to register with the service first!
And if this turns out to be a good idea, then general frameworks will be
created which can support multiple service providers etc.
If this idea succeeds, not only will Canonical have made a revenue stream for
itself, I imagine everybody else trying to copy it. No one will ever accuse
the GNU/Linux desktop of not being innovative again!
Posted Oct 14, 2009 19:49 UTC (Wed) by Kit (guest, #55925)
It doesn't really seem that innovative at all to me. MobileMe from Apple has been doing this and more for quite a long time, and there has been other services to sync various things (many for file storage, address books, etc).
I'll take privacy over innovation
Posted Oct 14, 2009 21:53 UTC (Wed) by coriordan (guest, #7544)
My privacy, on the other hand, is something I do think about.
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