I see there are similar posts about this, and in some of them it's being put down to user error or the files being deleted by someone who shares a folder.
I just wanted to say that I've been using Dropbox for years, know how it works, and important work files that I would most CERTAINLY never have deleted recently disappeared from my Dropbox folder.
Also, I don't share my folders with anyone, so it's not that someone else is deleting them either.
Thankfully I was able to visit Dropbox via the website and undelete them. If not, I would have been in really serious trouble.
I just wanted to post this to show other people who are losing data that they are not alone.
I have to say that my confidence in Dropbox has taken a BIG knock. I've now started backing up my Dropbox folder to DVD on a regular basis - which, in a way, defeats the whole point of Dropbox for me.
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