Microsoft rolls back unlimited cloud storage

Microsoft makes big changes to cloud storage plans

Microsoft is pulling the plug on unlimited cloud storage plans for Office 365 subscribers thanks to a select group of data hoarders.

In a blog post Monday, the tech giant said a small number of Office 365 users had used the cloud storage service to back up several computers and upload entire movie libraries. Some of them exceeded 75 terabytes per user.

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In response, Microsoft has now placed a 1 terabyte limit on OneDrive users who have Office 365 Home, Personal, or University subscriptions. The company began offering unlimited data plans in October 2014.