[ubuntu-uk] Shutting down Ubuntu One file services

Gareth France gareth.france at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 15:41:40 UTC 2014

On 03/04/14 16:38, Bill B. wrote:
>> On Wed, 2014-04-02 at 14:07 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
>>>> I'd recommend any users who use Ubuntu One file services read this
>>>> blog post from our CEO, Jane Silber:-
> It's just a thought [and probably too late anyway] but what if all the
> free accounts were given the option to be paid accounts.  With no more
> free a/c's surely there would be a way to make U1 a profit steam if the
> charging was aimed correctly.  Perhaps Canonical has already looked into
> that & thought about that option more than I have - in which case -
> pardon my ignorance.
99% of free accounts wouldn't go for paying and the numbers left after 
wouldn't stack up. They would have to charge far too much to cover the 
running costs.

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