ZDNet: Microsoft to shut down its Docs.com file-sharing site December 15

ZDNet: Microsoft to shut down its Docs.com file-sharing site December 15. “Officials posted a notice of the planned end of service on June 9 on its Docs.com site. In that note, Microsoft attributed overlap between SlideShare, which is part of LinkedIn, and OneDrive with Docs.com as the reasons for the December 2017 closing. Microsoft bought LinkedIn last year.”

ZDNet: Microsoft pulls then revives Docs.com search after complaints of exposed sensitive files

ZDNet: ​Microsoft pulls then revives Docs.com search after complaints of exposed sensitive files. “Among the files reviewed by ZDNet, and seen by others who tweeted about them, included password lists, job acceptance letters, investment portfolios, divorce settlement agreements, and credit card statements — some of which contained Social Security and driving license numbers, dates of birth, phone numbers, and email and postal addresses.”