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Looks like they offer lifetime plans, I definitely associate those with services that aren’t well made and don’t stick around long, since lifetime storage plans aren’t really sustainable.

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they also offer other plans

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I may be being overly pedantic here but that statement, whilst I don’t doubt its good intent, always reads to me like a bit of a get out of jail free card.

I’m not sure how much weight you can place on a recommendation when the full criteria isn’t know and can be changed on a whim. And yes, I’m aware I can browse the forum, ask and see for myself but I’m not sure your average user is going to feel confident enough to do that.

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A recent PG forum thread is discussing it. PG deemed it not secure enough almost three years ago, based on solid reasoning.

However, that was three years ago and the product has altered dramatically. I just don’t think it’s been resuggested/evaluated since then.

PG forum users (and PG itself) are pretty inconsistent with how they judge stuff. Not trusting one company (Filen) because there were issues three years ago (and are now, as I understand it, fully addressed) but totally trusting another company (Brave browser) despite repeated actions that erode trust is odd behaviour.

I’m a filen user myself, just in the interests of full disclosure.

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A single privacy mistake is a tragedy; ongoing privacy mistakes are a statistic. Nobody can remember quite what Brave did wrong (up until their most recent blunder). Quite a few more people constantly remember, say, that DuckDuckGo’s browseronce didn’t block Microsoft cookies and often exaggerate it to “they sent user data to Microsoft”

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That’s the discussion that’s approaching 3 years old.

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I’m only part way through the thread, do you have any spoilers for whether it’s considered safer now?

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Disclaimer: not a security expert at all, just a working knowledge. However, what I read 18 months or so after reading that github thread was enough to reassure me.

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