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Author Topic: Rapidshare - WARNING - some of your data may be deleted in less than 24hrs time.  (Read 759 times)


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Looks like Rapidshare's traffic/business may have been taking a nosedive, and their reaction has apparently been to demand that users now pay a monthly/annual fee for any formerly "free" data over 5Gb, otherwise it gets deleted within 24hrs.
Due to the short notice and narrow time-window, many/most users affected may have no short-term option but to comply with the demand.
Refer: RapidShare Prepares to Mass Delete Free User Data Over 5GB

Some people (not me you understand) might say that the correct term for this sort of thing is "blackmail", but I couldn't possibly comment.


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In the past Rapidshare BEEPED its customers over and over and over. Anyone who still is a customer of such a firm deserves this treatment if you ask me (but no one did, I know).