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How to file a complaint against Cloud At Cost

Hey fellas! like many here @ LET say @farsighter @DaipuX @Anatooooo -- bad bad & bad, I would strongly recommend Steering clear away from Cloud At Cost. Partly driven by ponzi/pyramid schemes like previously mentioned.

  • Many of the people I refered to them are very very unhappy.
  • No Service, CAC is arrogant, tickets are closed randomly
  • We even hired a lawyer, they changed the terms of service.
  • We called to file a complaint with the city - please see links below
  • Machines do not boot properly, Images are not current, I/O is horrible, Its NOT SSD advertising says so - but no.

file a complaint with city government and IANA (may have shut them down once):

We are creating a site to get members to sign a class action against them, if people are interested please let me know... I will get you the link when its up

Bottom line, in hindsight over the recent years, bad purchase and its worked out cheaper to buy equipment, upgrade every yr, and sell off old stuff on ebay/CL. I also found many great offers here at LOW END TALK!!

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  • PandyPandy Member

    lol

  • Kitchener doesnt care and has no power to shut them down.

  • LeeLee Member

    Suck it up, you made a bad choice. Complaining will not make any difference, they make it clear what it's useful for and what it's not, pretty much nothing.

    When you are dead, you do not know you are dead. It's only painful and difficult for others. The same applies when you are stupid.

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  • jarlandjarland Administrator

    Hired a lawyer for the cheapest service you could buy, with the most unsustainable product in the market.

    Please continue and keep us informed.

  • WSSWSS Member

    @jarland said: Hired a lawyer for the cheapest service you could buy, with the most unsustainable product in the market.

    I hired the lawyer for the entire duration of the project. He said he'd do it for $1 up front, and that he'd be on retainer forever.

    In 2001, Bugle Boy closed all 215 of its U.S. outlet stores in an agreement with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

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  • datakodatako Member
    edited April 16

    One of the guys you referred to, antooooo, ddosed himself and complained... LOL not very credible.....

    He's dumb, don't be like him! @Nekki is smart, be more like him.

    Plus, if this is a joke thread, it is hard af to detect

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  • Four words: what did you expect?

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  • Start a drama thread here.

  • IshaqIshaq Member, Provider

    @Pinkerton said: We even hired a lawyer, they changed the terms of service.

    You can afford a lawyer but you can't afford to pay recurring for service?

    Someone has to pay the bills. Power companies, transit providers, and datacenters all charge recurring monthly fees. "One Time" does not exist.

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  • lololololololololololol

  • WSSWSS Member

    LOWENDDRAMA.PARTY is still available for $13/decade via Porkbun.

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  • TheOnlyDKTheOnlyDK Member
    edited April 16

    My CAC boxes are still up and running. I check them every time I see a thread on LET, other times they are just idling wasting energy.

  • jenkkijenkki Member
    edited April 16

    doghouch said: what did you expect?

    Sounds like journalist returns for the new era of journalism :)

    @Pinkerton Do you have sister?

  • Let me guess, you contacted LowEndLawyer? :D

    No one cares. CloudAtCost is shit, everyone knows it. Their site loads slower than molasses in January in the middle of the damn artic. Quit whining, eat the few dollars you spent, and find a less shit host. BuyVM and Vultr are two decent options.

  • I don't really think someone really did it.

  • HarambeHarambe Member

    @TheOnlyDK said: My CAC boxes are still up and running. I check them every time I see a thread on LET, other times they are just idling wasting energy.

    I have monitoring on mine, mostly for shits & giggles. It gets powered down or something every couple months. I make sure to go back in and turn it on, gotta get my $7 worth out of this thing.

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  • @Harambe said: I have monitoring on mine, mostly for shits & giggles. It gets powered down or something every couple months. I make sure to go back in and turn it on, gotta get my $7 worth out of this thing.

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  • @Harambe said:

    @TheOnlyDK said: My CAC boxes are still up and running. I check them every time I see a thread on LET, other times they are just idling wasting energy.

    I have monitoring on mine, mostly for shits & giggles. It gets powered down or something every couple months. I make sure to go back in and turn it on, gotta get my $7 worth out of this thing.

    Eh, who cares about those vms. Bought them for science to see when they will deadpool, surprisingly it's been 3/4 years now, can't complain.

  • cassacassa Member, Provider

    No no no, don't make them close the company, then I'll lose my $80 I spent on them

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  • netomxnetomx Member

    Joke's on you

  • williewillie Member

    Please close this silliness...

  • farsighterfarsighter Member
    edited April 17

    Well if you haven't heard the news, Cloudatcost has changed their TOS. Even existing customers with lifetime plans will have to pay them $9 as yearly maintenance fee. They're asking $9 a year on a service they advertised and sold as a one-time payment!!

    "Customers with a onetime payment service are subject to an annual maintenance fee of $9 which will be invoiced 12 months after using our service. This does not apply to users that have a monthly paid service. This Maintenance fee will ensure proper hardware upgrades and maintenance to reduce degradation of onetime payment services"

  • AnthonySmithAnthonySmith Member, Provider
    edited April 17

    How anyone buys this service and then has the absurdity to complain about literally anything to do with it later is beyond me...

    I put you in the same category as the poor old folks who fall for the Nigerian prince scams, send all of their money via western union and then expect someone to do something about it later.

    I really do put you in that category, except I don't blame them for being victims, you on the other hand... wow.

    You did not hire a lawyer, I understand why you think we would believe it, because you bought it to begin with.

    If someone offers you electricity for life for a 1 time payment of $50 (yes that really is the equivalent) would you believe them? would you even consider that they themselves need to buy and store power, pay maintenance, pay wages, do not operate as a charity?

    Even if you did not consider all of those things and you took the deal anyway, surely anyone with a double digit IQ would not expect it to last forever and just be taking a punt.

    I think the cold hard truth here is that the OP is 12 and he is pissed off because someone took a few weeks pocket money from him.

    I understand that, it would have been a big deal to me in 1992 as well, at least back then the internet scams were not even a thing never mind being disguised as a real business.

    These sorts of stupid baseless rants with 50% truth need a category of their own, possibly with a twitter account, I am thinking along the lines of the Darwin awards.

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  • WilliamWilliam Member, Provider
    edited April 17

    Pinkerton said: We are creating a site to get members to sign a class action against them

    Isn't CA based on UK law? It should thus not have any class action system like the US does.

    We also had this before, with more fun.... Also Canada. Seems in CA you can stop paying transit/rent/power for months at a time, move location and get new contracts just like that, then repeat. Need to move to CA.

    http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=955161

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  • jenkkijenkki Member

    Just wondering when providers trying to discuss about their competitor.. where no real proofs most time. Just speaking.

  • WilliamWilliam Member, Provider
    edited April 17

    jenkki said: Just wondering when providers trying to discuss about their competitor.. where no real proofs most time. Just speaking.

    CAC is no competition to anyone. They are scammy, and if not yet, will be at one point scam & bankrupt out.

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  • LeeLee Member

    William said: CAC is no competition to anyone

    Well they are, the proof of that is in how many on this site complain about their slow services. If it's cheap and all that!

    When you are dead, you do not know you are dead. It's only painful and difficult for others. The same applies when you are stupid.

  • WilliamWilliam Member, Provider

    Lee said: Well they are, the proof of that is in how many on this site complain about their slow services.

    Just wait until they go bankrupt, then people will complain. I know what i do then - buy their IP space. Already on my contact list :)

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  • jenkkijenkki Member

    William said: CAC is no competition to anyone. They are scammy, and if not yet, will be at one point scam & bankrupt out.

    No one seriously use them for important or sensitive hosting, just for VPN or everything else, so if they disappear after months or two there almost nothing to loose most folks use them from 2015 so their $5 already fully returns. How much you will spend around 2 years to someone else? Much more than. Meant about price competitor, not exactly about quality competitor. How much you can expect from it? So even never worried about.

  • AnthonySmithAnthonySmith Member, Provider

    jenkki said: No one seriously use them for important or sensitive hosting

    If that was true, this thread would not exist.

    Or maybe our idea of 'serious' and the OP's are different.

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    AnthonySmith said: Or maybe our idea of 'serious' and the OP's are different.

    Closer to truth. Don't expect sky rocket from bike. Price of bus ticket from taxi.

  • joepie91joepie91 Member, Provider

    farsighter said: Well if you haven't heard the news, Cloudatcost has changed their TOS. Even existing customers with lifetime plans will have to pay them $9 as yearly maintenance fee. They're asking $9 a year on a service they advertised and sold as a one-time payment!!

    I just want to highlight how fucking hilarious this is.

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  • WSSWSS Member

    @joepie91 said:

    farsighter said: Well if you haven't heard the news, Cloudatcost has changed their TOS. Even existing customers with lifetime plans will have to pay them $9 as yearly maintenance fee. They're asking $9 a year on a service they advertised and sold as a one-time payment!!

    I just want to highlight how fucking hilarious this is.

    AHHH! CAPITALISM (The musical)!

    Whoever thought paying pennies for something that isn't designed to function as a single transaction and would still get to keep it forever, welp..

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  • FranciscoFrancisco Top Provider

    @William said:

    jenkki said: Just wondering when providers trying to discuss about their competitor.. where no real proofs most time. Just speaking.

    CAC is no competition to anyone. They are scammy, and if not yet, will be at one point scam & bankrupt out.

    You know, I always thought they were an IP grab operation and nothing else.

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  • WilliamWilliam Member, Provider
    edited April 17

    Francisco said: You know, I always thought they were an IP grab operation and nothing else.

    Not unlikely yea, but they just did it... wrong. Stupidly wrong, just look at host1plus/methbot to see how it correctly works, or Colocrossing for secondary...

    We'll see, at one point it is bound to fall over - Space might be free, but BW and power cost money.

  • jenkkijenkki Member

    WSS said: still get to keep it forever

    No one expect it just trying, or survive.

  • defaultdefault Member

    @jenkki said:

    WSS said: still get to keep it forever

    No one expect it just trying, or survive.

    Unfortunately it will survive, because a sucker is born every minute.

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  • WilliamWilliam Member, Provider

    default said: Unfortunately it will survive, because a sucker is born every minute.

    Not sure, if you max out your BW it is pretty unsustainable within a few months, as every transit will disconnect them for non-payment...

  • raindog308raindog308 Moderator

    William said: Isn't CA based on UK law? It should thus not have any class action system like the US does.

    Both the USA and Canada derive from British Common Law. In any Common Law system there are various commonalities (e.g., the system of precedents, etc.) but the actual specifics of how class action lawsuits work has long since been codified and so it's different I imagine...I know how it works in the US and I assume Canada is different.

    BTW, common law is the stupidest legal system on the entire planet and I swear was dreamed up to maximize uncertainty in the law and enrich lawyers, but that's a different rant.

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  • WilliamWilliam Member, Provider

    raindog308 said: Both the USA and Canada derive from British Common Law

    Except Louisiana (holy crap, right on frist try, had to google to verify though...) i think?

  • ricardoricardo Member

    You could be reasonably more confident about Canada's laws being similar to the UK's considering the timespan of independence. Somewhat similar to the UK's situation with EU law in the coming years. That aside, obviously you need lawyer's to give an authoritative view.

    WRT the provider, shite. Pure and simple. If you're after a command line that might be available more than half the time, smashing. Otherwise, pointless to pursue this as a computable resource.

  • This belongs in the ill-conceived class action suit hall of fame.

  • raindog308raindog308 Moderator

    Pinkerton said: We called to file a complaint with the city - please see links below

    This is the best part. Next time my iPhone glitches, I'm calling Cupertino city council.

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  • jenkkijenkki Member

    Pinkerton said: file a complaint with city government and IANA (may have shut them down once):

    Try to send some guys with baseball bits, govs not helps.

  • WilliamWilliam Member, Provider

    Pinkerton said: file a complaint with city government and IANA (may have shut them down once):

    IANA and ICANN do not shut down anyone and are in fact exempt from most laws, including US embargoes. Else Iran would not have any IPv4.

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  • trnjtrnj Member

    This works in the UAE. You can fill a complaint to the gov or police and they would require providers to block website in firewall.

    Pretty scary to sell digital products with lifetime validity.

  • WilliamWilliam Member, Provider
    edited April 19

    trnj said: This works in the UAE. You can fill a complaint to the gov or police and they would require providers to block website in firewall.

    The UAE is also a dictatorship and not a democracy like Canada. In fact, most of the UAE laws are not even solid and very vague, depending on the judge, your social status and the region.

    Try to drink alcohol in Sharjah.

    UAE is also one of very few, if not the only, country where you can go to jail for debt to a bank or similar, for a long time.

  • jenkkijenkki Member
    edited April 21

    William said: The UAE is also a dictatorship and not a democracy like Canada. In fact, most of the UAE laws are not even solid and very vague, depending on the judge, your social status and the region. Try to drink alcohol in Sharjah. UAE is also one of very few, if not the only, country where you can go to jail for debt to a bank or similar, for a long time.

    There a specific country laws exist, such a ethnic and religious laws, you can't set push democracy under western views to these laws.

  • jenkkijenkki Member

    William said: Try to drink alcohol in Sharjah.

    Drink alcohol in UAE not such a problem, restaurants bars where you can drink exist. You cannot drink on streets :)

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