Photobucket is charging a fee for hotlinking

Reply Mon 3 Jul, 2017 10:40 am
The other day I tried to hotlink to A2K an image from my photobucket library, but got a 3rd party hosting message:

Photobucket has begun to charge a fee for hotlinking.

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Reply Mon 3 Jul, 2017 11:12 am
I quit putting stuff on there probably five years ago.
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Reply Mon 3 Jul, 2017 11:33 am
I saw that. I have been moving stuff around and off ever since.
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Reply Mon 3 Jul, 2017 01:49 pm
I quit Photobucket about 3 months ago (after 5 years) when a so-called site update seemed to kill my free account. I went to Imgbox and all seemed good but recently they said they were closing on June 30 so I signed up with Imgur which seems very hassle-free. Just now I found out that Imgbox didn't shut down after all, so I have 2 free image hosters. This is hotlinked to Imgbox...


This is from Imagebam where you get a thumbnail option as here:


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Reply Tue 4 Jul, 2017 09:36 am
Dump them already. That attempt to charge is utter nonsense.
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