I have a sizable DVD collection that it's time to rip to the computer. I still believe in owning your media, but the convenience of online services makes it easy to stop caring about these things...
For the arguments about the environmental impact of physical media- I agree, but DRM and "streaming" make it such that only by owning your media can you be assured you'll have it!
@rune It's not so bad. For DVDs, I'm simply using MakeMKV to rip them. With ~12tb of storage, I can go ahead and keep them in their original form.
For the Blu-Rays, I have decided to run some post-ripping re-encoding.
I don't own any more CDs, sadly. They were lost in a series of bad situations.
@emacsen Ah, that should keep you afloat for a few weeks 😄
Are you doing any kind of RAID or a separate backup?
I can't be bothered to back mine up, but I've had a few disks fail on me, so I always keep redundancy through RAID.
emacsen.net is one server in the network