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Is Your Unlimited Shared Hosting Plan Really Unlimited?

When I first purchased the domain hopp2it.com I decided to use JustHost and like most people went with a shared hosting plan.  The price seemed right and I didn’t find too many people complaining about them. They promise fast, reliable service and 24/7 technical support.  They certainly delivered on those promises.  They also claim to be “The last hosting plan you’ll ever need.”  This turned out to be a promise they would not keep. The problem comes down to those pesky TOS or Terms Of Service.  Basically they state that to use “shared hosting”, you can’t use too much, but I’ll let them explain; “It has come to our attention that your site is using an extreme amount of resources on our servers and network; consequently, your site has outgrown the Just Host shared hosting package.  It has become increasingly more difficult to keep your site online, and doing so now degrades the experience for the other users on our servers. Others who have experienced such growth with their site(s) and hosting needs have chosen to move their site(s) to a Dedicated Server or Virtual Private Server (VPS). Just Host does not currently offer Dedicated or VPS hosting. These alternative hosting services will include more resources and site stability, as well as better backup and server redundancy. Per conditions stated in our Terms of Service, we will no longer be hosting your account. http://www.justhost.com/cgi/terms 7.02. Just Host employs complex mechanisms to protect its Subscribers and systems from abuse.  Just Host’s offering of “unlimited” services is not intended to allow the actions of a single or few Subscribers to unfairly...