Things have grown bleaker for PalmPre and Touchpad users with data stored on HP/Palm servers. In Don’t Worry Your Data Is Safe – Why HP Doesn’t Have Your Back, I wrote about my concerns regarding the ten plus years of data I have stored on their servers. This data, including contacts, to-do(s), and calendar, is inaccessible because I no longer have a WebOs device to access what I view is mine.
Why worry? On December 9, 2011 HP announced the contribution of webOS to the Open Source Community “to enable creativity of the community to accelerate the next-generation web-centric platform.” Read more..