Photobucket surprise

Discussion in 'Technical Support' started by Nyati, Jun 29, 2017.

  1. Nyati

    Nyati AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

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    Today I received a notification from Photobucket where my pictures are hosted. They accuse me of 3rd. party hosting and have blocked my account unless I take an upgrade which would cost me $399.99.

    Talk about ransomware !

    As I am certainly not going to pay this amount, could anybody recommend a serious hosting site.
     
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  2. CAustin

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    Damn that's robbery! I use the apple iCloud!
     
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    + 1 or + 15 (which is the amount of GB you get for free for highest quality images) or + infinity (which is how much space you have for images that are at 2048px ... think 2K digital camera).
     
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  5. Ray B

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    I haven't received the message from Photobucket but I tried to access my account and all that I got were advertisements about getting their premium service, which is $399.99 PER YEAR. My response was to delete Photobucket from my favorites. What they do with my account is up to them. If they want to continue to use up their space, I guess that is their choice.
     

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    Try Dropbox..... https://www.dropbox.com/login

    They limit your capacity before they try to charge you for extra storage, but I have a couple thousand photos there and haven't reached the halfway point yet...
     

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