I know that files and folders dragged to Dropbox are moved, rather than copied, by default. I found this out the hard way and lost many important files that I accidentally dragged to Dropbox and then deleted from Dropbox before they were fully synced. Much to my surprise, they were no longer on my hard drive. I know the explanation is that files are "moved" in Windows by default if you drag them from one place to another on the SAME HARD DRIVE and copied if dragging to a different hard drive. There's the rub. Dropbox is NOT the same hard drive as my PC's hard drive. Dragging a folder or file from my hard drive to Dropbox should be a copy by default. Not all of us are foolish enough to trust the cloud with our stuff, and therefore, do not like to keep all of our important stuff on Dropbox. By "pretending" that Dropbox is just another folder on my hard drive, Dropbox has created a serious, and somewhat deceitful, scenario. I repeat: Dropbox is NOT the same as my hard drive. It is clearly a completely different drive somewhere in the cloud. You should not be making that false claim. I am quite ready to delete such a deceitful application from my life, completely.
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