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Lots of people are OK with something until it bites them. Plenty of people are 'ok' with not backing up their information (e.g. family photos), until a storage failure takes it all away.



Yes it's called taking risk. I am aware of it - people like you seem to get offended that we actually take that risk in exchange of the convenience (free and more or less stable services).

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I'm not offended.

- Not everyone that pays with their information is aware of the risk they are taking.

- Many people that know the the risks are misjudged their probability of coming to bear.

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If you pay for it with information, it is no more "free" than if you payed for it with money.

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