“Existing members have noted their accounts at least temporarily changing over from ‘individual’ to ‘full member’ without any changes of their own,” Electronista reports. “The switches coincide with maintenance Apple had scheduled for the same day.”
Electronista reports, “The labeling implies that, rather than offer a completely free service, Apple may stratify its service into basic and full tiers where free customers still get core services while full members get extras… The company has recently been working on a North Carolina data center that could help scale such plans in the future.”
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MacDailyNews Note: On May 07, 2010, MacDailyNews was first to report an unconfirmed tip that said, “Apple is planning to make MobileMe free.” No timeframe was given for MobileMe to go free, other than: “sooner than later… depends on certain facilities going operational.” Full article here.