As long as you store data in some legitimate format, you don’t care much where it resides. That’s why I started moving to a different way of doing things. Open source is the way to go for people that want to retain their freedom.
The best part is that you can keep it user friendly. It is not that difficult. Computing is a mindset. Best IT professionals bring their viewpoints to the table.
Managing servers and thinking decentralized changed the way I look at things. I prefer to have multi-server setups that I manage remotely. If you get hacked, only one aspect of your business gets affected—the advantage of having multiple instances and different services.