Reply to post: Not just API charging

Forget razors and blades, APIs are the new gotcha

Mage Silver badge

Not just API charging

Never use 3rd party APIs or code at runtime. Have all the code on your own server or instance.

Web sites using APIs / 3rd party fonts / 3rd party scripts etc are nuts.

Apart from the future potential to be charged, there is the Websites are awash with using 3rd party servers at runtime. It's a security and privacy hole apart from the issue in the article.

Another reason to be suspicious of claims of cost savings with Cloud Computing. Service providers want profits. WIMPEY.

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