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  1. I have my account codes encrypted and backed up in "the cloud" should that happen. You could also use Bitwarden which stores your OTP account codes.
  2. Google Authenticator is not the only app that manages the 2FA codes. There are other compatible OTP apps that permit you to backup your account codes. Don't think that because the QR scan says Google Authenticator that you must only use Google. Fortunately too, as my main phone went belly up last week. But no worries.
  3. With every clip I'm presented with "related notes" although this is unchecked in Options and "Automatically close Clipper" is selected. What am I missing?
  4. Privacy aside, there is no comparable service that delivers the flexibility of Evernote. I use OneNote occasionally and was surprised to see that when you clip web selections it does so as a screenprint... no text, no graphic elements, uneditable... just a picture. OneNote wins on organizational capability, but for data collection and retrieval Evernote comes out on top for me. So then, I have to grapple with usability versus privacy (and that's not to say OneNote et.al. offers a better privacy). I'd be content with individual Notebook encryption where I manage the encryption key for the relatively few "sensitive" areas I manage, That should be easy to do, and while I'd give up web access/search for encrypted notebooks, I think that's acceptable if I can locally mount (decrypt) and search encrypted notebooks.
  5. The road to recovery is not simply a mea culpa. It requires a change of heart. EN can begin this process by implementing notebook encryption where the privacy keys are managed client side (not on EN servers). In addition, EN can fix the broken note encryption that is seemingly limited to text only. Another step would be to amend the privacy policy to ensure "necessary" read access to user content involves user notification beforehand.
  6. The start? No (where have you been). Just another nail in the coffin. Computerworld said this... http://www.computerworld.com/article/3150291/security/bye-privacy-evernote-will-let-its-employees-read-your-notes.html ... and directly infers that "opt-out" is incomplete for consumer accounts (versus business accounts). Quite troubling. And not to say the present privacy policy is acceptable. None of this is at all reassuring. Quoting from Evernote here and here ... I particularly like the part that says... If you choose to participate... No one here was offered a choice to participate ... that would be opt-in. As well ... the part which prefaces privacy intrusions with... "if we think" ... yes, and you can drive quite a large truck through that hole.
  7. And you believe that will be honored why? Is it even honored today? Or is that the reason we are seeing this "opt-in" feature activated as default across all accounts?
  8. @Evernote... What is most wrong about this "update" is that you made it "opt-out"... a characteristic of sleazeball organizations. Are you proud to wear that association? Had you simply offered this up as an opt-in feature, there would be far less controversy. As it is now, we have to question even the opt-out privacy policy which says in so much weaselease... What exactly constitutes "troubleshooting purposes, and would this ever be done without direct account hold consent before hand? Yes, the can of security worms is now open, floodlit, and under magnification... and it smells rotten and vile. Broken trust is not readily regained. Is that your going out of business strategy?
  9. +1 for extending encryption to a Notebook basis. As a minimum Notebook encryption... But don't stop there... client-side Full account encryption through the app. No problem if web access is useless. And speaking of client-side, enable the client to optionally search encrypted content using the local key (yes, I said "local"... I don't want to pass my key to your servers).
  10. Yes, and since Evernote failed to articulate exactly how my "experience" is improved by participating in this "privacy" feature, I have opted out. That said, the existing encryption feature is woefully inadequate. It must be done on a "note-by--note" basis. Instead, we should have capability for full notebook encryption, as well as whole account encryption... and with that the option, to locally search through encrypted content (we do own our own encryption keys... right?).
  11. Geeesh... is that all? And I've wasted time migrating to a Synology NAS Evernote clone. Oh well... going forward my "personal" notes will remain on my private cloud... for all else it is Evernote as normal, as long as I can log off other devices remotely. So I'll check that out... will logging onto my phone on the road give me the opportunity to log off my tablet at home? Yep. That seemed to have worked. So a bit of a nuisance, and I'll need to develop a mnemonic by which to better remember my convoluted password. And maybe I'll use the web interface more unless I'm into heavy editing. but not as bad as originally communicated.
  12. I think gazumped hit on the issue. Apparently, there is a limit in Evernote's API which manages the connection. I'm hopeful that this auto-resets periodically to let the exchange/download continue. Otherwise, I'll need to break down some notebooks into "bite size" pieces that the API can manage. The NAS itself is not viewed as a device. The NAS application is viewed as a connected "service". Unfortunately, I cannot import an ENEX file (or any other alternate export form), so I am stuck with the API. EDIT... Just to bring closure here... after several days of periodic connectivity, all notes transferred. While I'm not certain of the API limits, I averaged approximately 60 notes (no attachments) before the connection dropped. An hour later, it reset and another 60 notes came through. Tedious but doable. I'd dread to think how attachments might drag out. Maybe this will help another Synology Note Station user.
  13. That thread speaks to upload limits. That's not what I'm doing. I'm taking what's already on the Evernote servers and copying it to a NAS... so I'm downloading.(or importing to my NAS). There is nothing on my NAS being synced to the Evernote servers. And I did give permission to the NAS app to access my Evernote account. Relatedly, I'm still able to clip notes from my browser and sync them to my account as I have over 50MB remaining in my current cycle, Unless I overlooked a specific post in that long thread, I'm still at a loss to understand what is going on. FWIW I have 2 registered devices and the NAS (app) is listed separately as an approved app w/access to my account.. Anybody?
  14. Whatever is this? Just tried to copy my data off to my NAS and got this... Evernote syncing quota reached, unable to continue import task. Please try again later. No upload here, just download. I've only used 12% of my download capacity FWIW.
  15. After a recent android update, my Samsung Note 4 no longer can take pen input for notes. When I create a new note, I'm able to activate the pen to enter the note subject, but after entering the subject by clicking on the checkmark, I cannot activate the pen in the note input field, leaving the keyboard as the only means of text entry, Please advise/fix.
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