While looking for an alternative to Photos, I came across something called Recall recall.photos.. Which has unlimited free encrypted storage, and the ability to host your own at if you want..

Recall is powered something called , which I'd never heard of... Blockstack has more apps than you can poke a stick at 😲

Something for people to check out blockstack.org. Certainly worth more investigation

@imattau Interesting. I'd never heard of this either. Would be good to get my photos backups off Amazon Prime, but I wonder how they can afford to offer unlimited free storage to all? Is that bit of it too good to be true?

@raretrack I'm not 100% sure either atm.. It uses something called github.com/blockstack/gaia

Still reading about it...

@imattau @raretrack
It seems to be subsidized 10GB per user per app. Theoretically you can setup a Gaia docker image to handle hosting on Google Cloud, AWS, Azure, or a local server so you basically have NextCloud, but it requires an "advanced setup" during ID creation (data moving isn't currently supported). The whole thing sounds like it's currently just a popular public testnet so far, but with some decent potential.


@aaravchen @imattau Yes, that seems the case. Worth keeping an eye on over the coming months anyway.

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