The online storage platform Dropbox has made changes to its storage plans after discovering that some users were utilizing the service for resource-intensive tasks such as crypto mining. Dropbox has transitioned from its unlimited Advanced plan to a metered storage plan, offering new users 15 terabytes of storage. This move comes as the company observed an increase in users consuming significantly more storage than genuine business customers. Dropbox identified crypto mining and other high-resource uses as the main culprits behind this surge. The decision is in line with similar policy changes made by Microsoft and Google.
Read the original HERE