Anyone using unlimited google drive bought from ebay?
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Anyone using unlimited google drive bought from ebay?

sanvitsanvit Member

Some were selling those accounts for $5 each, and it just seemed so good to be true... Anyone using those? How are they? Are speeds same as original google accounts? Has anyone gotten those accounts suspended due to violation of ToS?

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  • Same speeds, etc as any other account. I've heard suspension nightmares though so I'm just using it as secondary storage.

    I ended up buying a G Suite Business ($10/mo) plan and even though the site says minimum 5 accounts required for unlimited storage (otherwise 1TB each) they don't seem to enforce that. The domain shows unlimited storage even with 1 user.

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  • @Harambe said:
    Same speeds, etc as any other account. I've heard suspension nightmares though so I'm just using it as secondary storage.

    I ended up buying a G Suite Business ($10/mo) plan and even though the site says minimum 5 accounts required for unlimited storage (otherwise 1TB each) they don't seem to enforce that. The domain shows unlimited storage even with 1 user.

    Thanks!
    The G Suite Business is total $15 ($5for buisness account + $10 for storage), right?

  • @sanvit said:

    Thanks!
    The G Suite Business is total $15 ($5for buisness account + $10 for storage), right?

    Nope, just $10 per account. The normal licenses are $5/mo ea - if you switch it just changes to $10/mo ea.

    You get the 2 week trial for a new domain and then it'll start on the $10 plan if you switch your licensing.

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  • @Harambe said:

    @sanvit said:

    Thanks!
    The G Suite Business is total $15 ($5for buisness account + $10 for storage), right?

    Nope, just $10 per account. The normal licenses are $5/mo ea - if you switch it just changes to $10/mo ea.

    You get the 2 week trial for a new domain and then it'll start on the $10 plan if you switch your licensing.

    WOW that's awesome! :O I should just go for the Business plan than. Thankyou!

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    As i know you also get Unlimited Storage if you purchase Google Pixel Smartphone, is that right?
    I thought multiple times about getting one.

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  • @sanvit said:
    WOW that's awesome! :O I should just go for the Business plan than. Thankyou!

    No worries. Definitely recommend the paid plans, even with 1 user you're technically a Google business/enterprise customer - less chance of being dicked around like the folks who use Amazon Cloud Drive (consumer product) are when they try to pull down a couple terabytes of files.

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  • @HostSlick said:
    As i know you also get Unlimited Storage if you purchase Google Pixel Smartphone, is that right?
    I thought multiple times about getting one.

    I thought you only get unlimited Google Photo. A good choice if your looking for a phone, but bad choice if your looking for storage....

    @Harambe said:

    @sanvit said:
    WOW that's awesome! :O I should just go for the Business plan than. Thankyou!

    No worries. Definitely recommend the paid plans, even with 1 user you're technically a Google business/enterprise customer - less chance of being dicked around like the folks who use Amazon Cloud Drive (consumer product) are when they try to pull down a couple terabytes of files.

    Yaeh.... 2x the price of amazon but worth it.. Plus, you get a domain mail for free :)

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  • bapbap Member
    edited April 2017

    Please stop PM me, already out of stock edu mail. :)

  • @bap said:
    Unlimited drive? I can give you an edu mail with unlimited drive storage for free. Just PM me :D You dont have to buy. Limited offer here :D

    Awesome! PM'd Thanks! :)

  • bapbap Member
    edited April 2017

    @sanvit said: Awesome! PM'd Thanks! :)

    You're welcome :D

    Update : Please stop PM me, already out of stock edu mail. :)

  • Same here... using one from Ebay for 10$ and its running for 14 Months now... packed with 6TB data now.... its somehow connected to a college ....

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  • anybody has unlimited gdrive accounts for sale?

  • DormeoDormeo Member
    edited April 2017

    Edu unlimited?

    Don't use for onlyonestorage. Google or the edu administrator can suspend anytime your account. Then your data is lost. Do you want this?

    Buy the Gsuite for 8 euro per month. Already unlimited and safe!

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  • BG32BG32 Member

    Just be careful with what you store on it, as the owner of the "business" can view all your files. I don't mind as sharing is caring with my 4tb of hentai

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  • buy google business for yourself and nobody will see your files and it will be safe, for 8 euro per month is not a big money...

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  • @hanselke said:
    anybody has unlimited gdrive accounts for sale?

    search it on ebay. You can find some around $5

    @Dormeo said:
    Don't use for onlyonestorage.

    Got two of em and RAID1ed it :) Gsuite $10 seems to be a bit expensive when your mainly going to use it for plex cloud :)

    @BG32 said:
    Just be careful with what you store on it, as the owner of the "business" can view all your files. I don't mind as sharing is caring with my 4tb of hentai

    Just movies and other torrented stuff :)

  • bertbert Member

    have you bought it?i want to buy it too

  • MasonRMasonR Member
    edited April 2017

    sanvit said: Got two of em and RAID1ed it :)

    I did the same exact thing. Better safe than sorry. Snagged one off of ebay and one from @al3xt a couple months ago. So far so good, up to ~8.5TB on each right now.

    BTW @sanvit, make sure the two you got are on different domains in case one of the domains gets revoked by Google.

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  • Dormeo said: buy google business for yourself and nobody will see your files and it will be safe, for 8 euro per month is not a big money...

    Why do this though? Assuming noone really wants unlimited, one could just get one of those Kimsufis-2TB for around $7 a month. Install seafile/owncloud on it, and get enough storage.

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  • "make sure to use raid on your google storage"

    Lol'd.

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  • @bert said:
    have you bought it?i want to buy it too

    Yup. bought 2 of them and it seems to work fine by now... Search 'Unlimited Google Drive' on ebay :)

    @MasonR said:

    sanvit said: Got two of em and RAID1ed it :)

    I did the same exact thing. Better safe than sorry. Snagged one off of ebay and one from @al3xt a couple months ago. So far so good, up to ~8.5TB on each right now.

    BTW @sanvit, make sure the two you got are on different domains in case one of the domains gets revoked by Google.

    Yup! Got two different domains :)

    @Droidzone said:

    Dormeo said: buy google business for yourself and nobody will see your files and it will be safe, for 8 euro per month is not a big money...

    Why do this though? Assuming noone really wants unlimited, one could just get one of those Kimsufis-2TB for around $7 a month. Install seafile/owncloud on it, and get enough storage.

    Well, some are storing tens of terabytes of files. Plus, if you upload videos/etc. Google will encode it for you. And mostly, the speed. I get around 5MB/s using Google Drive while getting 400KB/s on my €10 oneprovider dedi. :(

    @teamacc said:
    "make sure to use raid on your google storage"

    Lol'd.

    Better safe than sorry :)

  • @teamacc said:
    "make sure to use raid on your google storage"

    Lol'd.

    I did as well and I am thinking this is against Google's TOS. I would not touch one of these with @WSS 's pole. This can only be a recipe for disaster when you think about it for longer then two seconds to click buy now.

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  • So in the end 1TB backup will cost you 2TB bandwidth?

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  • MikeAMikeA Member, Provider

    @HostSlick said:
    As i know you also get Unlimited Storage if you purchase Google Pixel Smartphone, is that right?
    I thought multiple times about getting one.

    This is only for photos uploaded from the Pixel device.

  • @brian777 said:
    So in the end 1TB backup will cost you 2TB bandwidth?

    Plus the 1TB to download whatever it was to the server. So, 1TB becomes 3TB. I have a 30TB b/w allowance per month so I'm fine with all the traffic.

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  • How're you guys mounting google drive on Linux? Special options? What performance do you see?

  • @chauffer said:
    How're you guys mounting google drive on Linux? Special options? What performance do you see?

    Using this gdrive CLI tool for uploads, averaging ~20-30 MB/s (I'm on a 1Gbps shared port, so ymmv). And using rclone mount for mounting the drive with the options below.

    rclone mount --allow-non-empty --allow-other --max-read-ahead 200M drive-name-here:/ /mnt/path &

    Able to stream the files very quickly using the rclone mount. Never had any latency (pause for buffering, etc.).

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  • madtbhmadtbh Member
    edited April 2017

    @chauffer said:
    How're you guys mounting google drive on Linux? Special options? What performance do you see?

    I'm using Grive2, another CLI tool. Works really well for me.

  • I used that for 4 months. But last month ago, it was suspended by google bacause of Tos. My datas were gone.
    Still, the seller is selling on ebay. I don't recommend it.
    ps. If you're in Korea. You will get informations at naver cafes about google business cloud.

  • @stargen said:
    I used that for 4 months. But last month ago, it was suspended by google bacause of Tos. My datas were gone.
    Still, the seller is selling on ebay. I don't recommend it.
    ps. If you're in Korea. You will get informations at naver cafes about google business cloud.

    What was you hosting there? Any information which terms you have broke?

  • NANONANO Member
    edited June 2017

    I sell Unlimited Google Accounts but the price is one time $15 for LET (I sell for $20)

    My partner is the main admin of the service, so your data is safe from us, just dont need to be removed directly from Google by ToS. Anyways we can recover an account removed by google so you can move your files away if violate ToS and they catch you.

    Forgot to mention: We also include 1Tb Storage in OneDrive Business/Education (Microsoft Cloud) and Office 365 Web version in the deal.

    I have premium Google accounts with unlimited storage & OneDrive accounts with Office 365 and 5 Terabytes storage, 1 cheap payment and lifetime account. Send me PM.

  • DormeoDormeo Member
    1. EDU-style unlimited account?
    2. how can you recover, if google suspend the account? ^^

    @NANO said:
    I sell Unlimited Google Accounts but the price is one time $15 for LET (I sell for $20)

    My partner is the main admin of the service, so your data is safe from us, just dont need to be removed directly from Google by ToS. Anyways we can recover an account removed by google so you can move your files away if violate ToS and they catch you.

  • NANONANO Member
    1. Yes.
    2. We can unsuspend ;)

    @Dormeo said:
    1. EDU-style unlimited account?
    2. how can you recover, if google suspend the account? ^^

    @NANO said:
    I sell Unlimited Google Accounts but the price is one time $15 for LET (I sell for $20)

    My partner is the main admin of the service, so your data is safe from us, just dont need to be removed directly from Google by ToS. Anyways we can recover an account removed by google so you can move your files away if violate ToS and they catch you.

    I have premium Google accounts with unlimited storage & OneDrive accounts with Office 365 and 5 Terabytes storage, 1 cheap payment and lifetime account. Send me PM.

  • NANO said: I sell Unlimited Google Accounts but the price is one time $15 for LET (I sell for $20)

    Where can I by one account?

  • @NANO said:
    I sell Unlimited Google Accounts but the price is one time $15 for LET (I sell for $20)

    My partner is the main admin of the service, so your data is safe from us, just dont need to be removed directly from Google by ToS. Anyways we can recover an account removed by google so you can move your files away if violate ToS and they catch you.

    Forgot to mention: We also include 1Tb Storage in OneDrive Business/Education (Microsoft Cloud) and Office 365 Web version in the deal.

    The storage space is accessible through?

  • NANONANO Member

    @enrique750 said:
    Where can I by one account?

    Sending PM now.

    @cyberpersons said:
    The storage space is accessible through?

    everywhere you can access google drive, there is SO MUCH websites, apps. Same for OneDrive.

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  • NANONANO Member

    @sanvit said:
    @NANO .edu email?

    yep, but is xxx.edu.xx

    I have premium Google accounts with unlimited storage & OneDrive accounts with Office 365 and 5 Terabytes storage, 1 cheap payment and lifetime account. Send me PM.

  • al3xtal3xt Member

    You guys really believe in free for life edu account selling for $5, $10, $15 or $20? free for life? one-time fee? And if you ever caught storing files against google ToS, it's not a suspension, mind you. It's a deletion right away.

    For your information, edu accounts comes with a quota! 10,000 users? So yes, if someone sells you $5 or even $1 free for life, he did make $10,000 each users, and then? who is your neighbour? porno freak storing all his porn collection? someone mentioned hentai.. ah hah! So when there is 1 bad apple.. the whole basket of apple (good one i assumed, 9999 out of 10,000) will all be deleted.

    So, you might as well pay for google business $10/month if you can afford, you are your own administrator, and the responsibility is on you yourself too. Or you can find someone that sells yearly edu account (well, only serious buyer that needs storage will go for this option anyway), so you filtered some bad apple & neighbour this way. ahh, thats my 2 cents.

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    @al3xt said:
    You guys really believe in free for life edu account selling for $5, $10, $15 or $20? free for life? one-time fee? And if you ever caught storing files against google ToS, it's not a suspension, mind you. It's a deletion right away.

    For your information, edu accounts comes with a quota! 10,000 users? So yes, if someone sells you $5 or even $1 free for life, he did make $10,000 each users, and then? who is your neighbour? porno freak storing all his porn collection? someone mentioned hentai.. ah hah! So when there is 1 bad apple.. the whole basket of apple (good one i assumed, 9999 out of 10,000) will all be deleted.

    So, you might as well pay for google business $10/month if you can afford, you are your own administrator, and the responsibility is on you yourself too. Or you can find someone that sells yearly edu account (well, only serious buyer that needs storage will go for this option anyway), so you filtered some bad apple & neighbour this way. ahh, thats my 2 cents.

    Never seen any yearly offers for edu accs. Have a link?

  • al3xtal3xt Member

    @sanvit said:
    Never seen any yearly offers for edu accs. Have a link?

    PMed you a link.

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    This looks like a hell of a train wreck waiting to happen. I'm looking forward to the ensuing drama.

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  • @al3xt said:
    You guys really believe in free for life edu account selling for $5, $10, $15 or $20? free for life? one-time fee? And if you ever caught storing files against google ToS, it's not a suspension, mind you. It's a deletion right away.

    No, I know that it will not last forever.

    So, you might as well pay for google business $10/month if you can afford, you are your own administrator, and the responsibility is on you yourself too. Or you can find someone that sells yearly edu account (well, only serious buyer that needs storage will go for this option anyway), so you filtered some bad apple & neighbour this way. ahh, thats my 2 cents.

    I can afford it, but I also I do not trust it will be forever, even paying monthly or yearly. I am a current happy user of ACD and it will not be unlimited forever. Maybe when customers go to google drive the accounts with less than 5 users will have limit enforced, even with more than 5 accounts google can establish a limit.

    So I will not trust anyone. I plan to have at least two copies of my files (encrypted) in different cloud providers. One candidate is hubic, but it is so slow. Maybe I can hold another copy in google drive which is faster.

  • NANONANO Member

    @enrique750 everything fine with the account bought from me? :)

    I have premium Google accounts with unlimited storage & OneDrive accounts with Office 365 and 5 Terabytes storage, 1 cheap payment and lifetime account. Send me PM.

  • @NANO said:
    @enrique750 everything fine with the account bought from me? :)

    @nano, yes, I have both the unlimited google drive and 1TB office 365 :-) Thanks a lot. As I have said it is very cheap and I do not mind to test it.

  • @al3xt said:

    @sanvit said:
    Never seen any yearly offers for edu accs. Have a link?

    PMed you a link.

    Can you please send me a PM also? It is appreciated.

  • @al3xt said:

    @sanvit said:
    Never seen any yearly offers for edu accs. Have a link?

    PMed you a link.

    Can you please send me a link? I have also listened to people holding two copies in different google accounts. I have tested google drive for two days and I am impressed of the speed. ACD was fast, but google also is. I have read files with rclone near 90MB/seg in one physical server I have rented.

  • sanvitsanvit Member

    @nhocconan said:

    @al3xt said:

    @sanvit said:
    Never seen any yearly offers for edu accs. Have a link?

    PMed you a link.

    Can you please send me a PM also? It is appreciated.
    @enrique750 said:

    @al3xt said:

    @sanvit said:
    Never seen any yearly offers for edu accs. Have a link?

    PMed you a link.

    Can you please send me a link? I have also listened to people holding two copies in different google accounts. I have tested google drive for two days and I am impressed of the speed. ACD was fast, but google also is. I have read files with rclone near 90MB/seg in one physical server I have rented.

    Link sent

  • NANONANO Member

    I can sell accounts from other domains too, but I dont have control over them. We are not admin of those.

    I have premium Google accounts with unlimited storage & OneDrive accounts with Office 365 and 5 Terabytes storage, 1 cheap payment and lifetime account. Send me PM.

  • @NANO said:
    I can sell accounts from other domains too, but I dont have control over them. We are not admin of those.

    Can u pm me what is gdrive domain name?

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