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Quantum is shutting down sync'n'share biz Symform in July



The customers' ability to restore their data from the cloud during the last months of June and July is (probably) dependent upon those same customers leaving their distributed nodes up and running.

It's like banking - the whole system works, so long as the depositors keep their money in the banks. But if there is a run on the banks, and the depositors take all the money out early, the bank cannot demand back the money from creditors (e.g. people who have mortgages) over a certain term.

Personally, the moment I heard the news I shut down my Symform nodes and moved to another service.

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