recovering deleted data

Mark Mayo mmayo at mozilla.com
Wed Oct 2 19:05:03 PDT 2013


Also a good reminder that backup and sync are not the same thing.

-Mark


On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Monica Chew <mmc at mozilla.com> wrote:

> A nice illustration of how people want their data synced, except when they
> don't:
>
>
> http://www.hskupin.info/2013/10/01/double-check-to-disable-firefox-sync-when-doing-a-regression-test-to-not-loose-important-profile-data/
>
> This also comes up when attackers delete data from compromised accounts to
> obscure forensics and make recovery more difficult, or when people delete
> data accidentally:
>
> https://support.google.com/mail/answer/78353?hl=en
>
> http://email.about.com/od/yahoomailtip1/qt/Recover_Lost_or_Deleted_Yahoo_Mail.htm
>
> I doubt this is a feature required for minimum viable product, but it is
> something to think about for when sync more mature.
>
> Monica
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