You get what you pay for.
I got an email today from my hosting provider, Joyent, informing me that my service will end on October 31. I have about 70 days to find a new place to host things like my old blog and my email. I shouldn’t be too upset, I suppose, because I haven’t paid a cent for my hosting there since February, 2005. But the thing that I bought over seven years ago was billed as hosting “for...