How safe is the cloud?

Author's Note

I'm currently typing this author's note on my iPhone. I will later retrieve it in the "notes" section of my Gmail account , which I will access using my laptop. Unfortunately, my laptop is at home, but I am not. That means I won't be able to add this note to the Word document draft of the article you just read until I get home. At that point, of course, the article will be "late." Had I stored it in GoogleDocs, I could have simply added this note to the article immediately and sent to my editor in a timely fashion. Apparently, I still have a few things to learn about the cloud.

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