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A few years ago we were talking about grid computing and Web 2.0 services. Today we talk about Cloud Computing as an evolution of those terms applied to the new technologies usually based on working through a Web browser and the Internet. New books, newspapers, and magazines pushing us to the Cloud and its applications appear every day. However, there's a privacy concern in sending our documents to someone else's. This concern was raised - among others - by the Free Software Foundation and its founder, Richard Stallman: If we send our private documents, music, pictures, and videos to big company servers, we can lose control over them. And what's worse, we're giving control over our digital lives to what will probably be the next giant monopoly in technology. If we're a home user, this probably won't be a problem. We're already on social networks and Web services th... (more)