Photobucket's New Policy

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Kol Drake created the topic: Photobucket's New Policy

I have had images stored on Photobucket for more than a decade. I file stuff there so I can then link it into many of my threads here.

I do so -- so that if the person erases the original or moves it, the URL isn't broken and the image lost.

NOW... photobucket has a new policy which is the pits.

Now, free accounts can no longer do '3rd Party hosting' -- ie. I can't display an image in any thread, website or forum without becoming a paying member. And, for a place that has ZERO telephone support... they are asking for $400 / year to just 'release my files'.... this is a hostage situation.

I am sorry to all those who read my posts/threads and see a gray box instead of my linked images.

Tonight I am starting the process of find a safe, OPEN site to store my stuff... and to go through all my posts to 'fix' this mess.

May take a while... so please be patient.
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Jax replied the topic: Photobucket's New Policy

This is unfortunate. Have you found a solution Kol?
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Kol Drake replied the topic: Photobucket's New Policy

I am slowly removing all my material from Photobucket and storing it on a personal USB drive.

I am also slowly going through the entire IJRS website. As I come upon any of my posts with images, I am fixing them as I go.
Over the next couple of months, I hope to have the majority of them replaced.
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Jax replied the topic: Re:Photobucket's New Policy

That's a lot of work. On the plus side you will find old gems along the way!


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Connor replied the topic: Re:Photobucket's New Policy

Dang. And that's a lot of posts to edit. You da man, kol!

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