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For the last couple of days, what a disaster to be reading some classic postings (for example, some Breitling histories), with all the images missing. This overview of the Breitling 765 AVI / CP, for example -- http://forums.timezone.com/index.php?t=tree&goto=6944449&rid=12189#msg_6944449.
I do hope that people come up with a solution to this, as so much amazing information has been lost. Or I imagine that it will need to be addressed, on a user-by-user basis.
Painful lesson re the hazards of third-party, commercial hosting!!
: There's a fair chance people may have already heard about this but
: the corporate idiots at Photobucket have WITHOUT WARNING,
: suddenly changed their policy & usage.
: They are now asking $40 a month to use their services.
: Big deal i hear the crowd saying, use an alternative service. Well
: it is a big deal as it means that all photobucket photos loaded
: onto this forum over the years are no longer viewable unless the
: user that originally uploaded the photo pays Photobuckets
: monthly ransom.
: This means that we will be seeing a lot more photos on this forum
: archive that look like this
: A damn shame in my eyes as there is no way all contributors from
: our glorious past are going to stand for the extortion tactics
: of evil Photobucket.
: I have to admit it really cheeses me off as my entire history of
: contribution to this fine forum will be lost to corporate greed.
: I will not swallow that level of ignorance or lack of consideration
: for a customer. I will be taking my photos elsewhere & i
: hope the masses do the same thing. Screw Photobucket i hope they
: lose every customer they ever had & go bankrupt !!
: Steaming angry - Darren