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Google probably isn't Evil per se, but they do want you to put all of your data on their servers. Trusting any one company that much is probably a bad idea. If your entire life is on Google, what happens to Google happens to you.

Backup Tools



  • Gmail Backup
  • Gmail provides IMAP access, so you can use OfflineIMAP to backup and sync your complete archive in standard UNIX maildir format, usable by Mutt, Thunderbird and most sane e-mail clients. See this blog post for more details.

Google Docs

  • gdatacopier "Bi-directional copy utility & API for Google docs"

Google Calendar

Google Reader


Does a tool suite exist that backs up all of the Google Apps cloud?

Vital Signs

Pump up the NASDAQ.