Dropbox clamps down on the backdoor solution to get HTC's 25GB of free cloud storage promo

Dropbox clamps down on the backdoor solution to get HTC's 25GB of free cloud storage promo
About two weeks ago the entrepreneurial spirits at XDA-Devs posted a way to take advantage of HTC's free 25GB of Dropbox cloud storage promotion without owning an HTC device.

The promo is meant for the new One series of HTC, those who run HTC Sense 4.0, and gives you the free storage integrated in the interface for two years. 

Dropbox quickly realized that people are trying to game the system, and has now issued the following statement on its support forums:

So if you are one of those pesky users looking for freebies in any form and shape, feel yourself forewarned, especially since Dropbox says it plans to start the promotion when those HTC One devices hit the US soil. Oh, and don't ask us why HTC is listing 25GB of free storage, and Dropbox says 23GB. Rounding error.

source: Dropbox via Electronista

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