Please, stop putting out FUD! Two totally different things. Dropbox IS NOT scanning your data but simply, and securely, building previews based on file extensions to give you easy access to previews of your own docs from your web browser without launching an app. Did you even read the article?
Maybe now we can start seeing mobile rates rapidly start falling to reasonable levels. Hopefully we can also force the government to remove its head from its ass, breakup the cable company monopolies, and get cable and internet service fees lowered as well, and land based internet speeds increased dramatically to competitive international levels.
since when is taking care of the environment "pandering"? If you are a shareholder I suggest that you too take Tim's advice and take a hike. It's refreshing to see a major corporation that actually has a soul and isn't afraid to stand up for what is right beyond selfish interests.
The real poison pill for the music industry is their approval of the streaming model. It's absolutely moronic offering all you can eat for a small monthly fee, or totally free with ads. What did they expect? It's like buying all the gas you can use for $10 or 20 a month - it's not sustainable. The songwriters and artists are the ones getting screwed.