Don’t get me wrong, I love Dropbox. They offer free storage, handy cross-platform sync clients, give out nice t-shirts at conferences, and have delivered a much needed service with a great user experience. But a little while ago a friend of mine posted a plea to her Facebook feed which went something like this:
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