[Owncloud] Client Side encryption with OwnCloud

Paul Greindl paul.greindl at riseup.net
Fri Oct 25 19:23:09 UTC 2013


On 2013-10-25 21:18, Klaas Freitag wrote:
> On 25.10.2013 18:47, Paul Greindl wrote:
> Hey,
>> @Cornelius For us who will be hosting ownCloud for other people to use
>> this is likewise important as I can't expect anyone to fully trust our
>> project...
> What kind of project is it?

A non-profit security and privacy prioritized cloud storager service. As 
earlier stated we want to provide secure and flexible storage to all 
those people (and they are many) who are not able to host their own 
server. See our website (text is currently outdated): 

>> I'm also wondering if there is any chance to get a feature like this
>> merged with the main owncloud sync client? Otherwise it will mean much
>> wasted resources if we need to patch each and every new release of the
>> client. Hope to hear from one of the core developers :)
> Yes, of course we can work together to merge it :-)
> Just find us on IRC if you have questions.

I'll drop by sometime the next days, OK?

> Before you start, please read [1] on how to contribute.
I will!

> regards,
> Klaas
> [1] http://owncloud.org/contribute
>> regards
>> Paul
>> On 2013-10-25 18:34, Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
>>> On Friday 25 October 2013 Klaas Freitag wrote:
>>>> I think it does not make too much sense because you loose almost all
>>>> features of the ownCloud web interface, such as viewing files, music
>>>> etc.
>>> To me client-side encryption is the one big missing feature in
>>> ownCloud. This
>>> would enable hosting it on an server you don't control, and still have
>>> full
>>> ownership and control of your data.
>>> Of course you would lose some convenience and some features, but if
>>> it's all
>>> about convenience and features, and not about control of your data,
>>> then I can
>>> also go with Google or similar services.
>>> Is it hard to implement such a feature? Hell yes. But that's part of
>>> the fun
>>> and the value.
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