Don’t get me wrong, I love Dropbox. They offer free storage, handy cross-platform sync clients, give out nice t-shirts at conferences, and have delivered a much needed service with a great user experience. But a little while ago a friend of mine posted a plea to her Facebook feed which went something like this:
The recent agreement between the US and the EU is the third attempt to secure the transfer of personal data from Europe to the US. Holger Dyroff, co-founder and COO of ownCloud, does not see the new regulatory attempt as a satisfactory solution.