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I've started seeing spam from Microsoft (I've checked and, yes, it's legit) heavily pushing a cloud storage system called "OneDrive." Apparently, because I have a Hotmail account, I have been automagically signed up for this free service. I have also seen a number of other companies, reputable and otherwise, pushing similar cloud storage for little to no cost.

I have to wonder: where is the profit in all this? When I read the advertisements, I keep seeing this image of Edward Snowden, and news articles about the assistance given by Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and others to governments conducting massive, very likely illegal, surveillance. Am I just being overly cynical, maybe even borderline paranoid? Or is this like free email: a massively expensive loss-leader intended to develop brand loyalty and funnel people into buying much more expensive services?
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