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[liberationtech] Data Security for International Travel

Rich Kulawiec rsk at gsp.org
Thu Mar 16 07:41:57 PDT 2017


On Mon, Mar 06, 2017 at 12:50:45PM -0500, Bruce G. Potter wrote:
> For example, Get a dropbox account [...]

No.  Not Dropbox.  Never Dropbox.  A partial list of reasons why:

	Dropbox Authentication: Insecure By Design
	http://it.slashdot.org/story/11/04/08/1838220/Dropbox-Authentication-Insecure-By-Design

	Dropbox Lack of Security - Miguel de Icaza
	http://tirania.org/blog/archive/2011/Apr-19.html

	You might want to change your DropBox pass -6,937,081 accounts alegedly hacked
	https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9549762

	How Dropbox sacrifices user privacy for cost savings
	http://paranoia.dubfire.net/2011/04/how-dropbox-sacrifices-user-privacy-for.html

	Dropbox's new security policy implies that they lied about privacy from the start
	http://www.boingboing.net/2011/04/21/dropboxs-new-securit.html

	Dropbox asks file sharing add-on to drop dead
	http://www.boingboing.net/2011/04/26/dropbox-asks-file-sh.html

	Dropbox bug deletes some users' files permanently
	http://www.neowin.net/news/dropbox-bug-deletes-some-users-files-permanently

	Dropbox Tries To Kill Off Open Source Project With DMCA Takedown
	http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20110425/15541514030/dropbox-tries-to-kill-off-open-source-project-with-dmca-takedown.shtml

	Dropbox Kept Files Around for Years Due to "Delete" Bug
	https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/dropbox-kept-files-around-for-years-due-to-delete-bug/

---rsk



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