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  • 2019-01-01 Frohes Neues Jahr!

    - December 31, 2018 - 23 comments
    [English] [Français] Bericht der Berater Frohes neues Jahr! Liebe Mitglieder und Freunde von ipernity! Im Dezember vor zwei Jahren erreichte uns die Hiobsbotschaft, dass die "Ewigkeit" von ipernity nach nur 10 Betriebsjahren zu Ende sein solle. Heute gibt es ipernity immer noch - dank eures Engagements und eurer Treue, sowie des großen Einsatzes einiger Ehrenamtlicher, die als ima-Team für iper…

  • 2019-01-01 Bonne Année !

    - December 31, 2018 - 15 comments
    [Deutsch] [English] 2 Rapport des consultants Bonne année à tous ! Chers membres et amis d‘ipernity ! Il y a deux ans, en décembre, nous avons appris la mauvaise nouvelle que l'éternité d‘ipernity allait prendre fin après seulement 10 ans d'activité. Aujourd'hui, ipernity existe toujours - grâce à votre engagement et à votre loyauté, ainsi qu'à l'engagement de certains bénévoles qui sont acti…

  • 2018-12-21: Christmas Newsflash/Newsflash de Noël/Weihnachts-Newsflash

    - December 21, 2018 - 54 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) In order to better inform incidental visitors from the web that ipernity is a non-commercial community and thus different from most other photo sharing platforms, we have changed the information text on the login page. 2) In addition, we have finally implemented the long-awaited donation button. We would appreciate it if you would make use of it, so that the various wishes for the further development of our website can be realized earli…

  • 2018-12-14 Newsflash

    - December 14, 2018 - 56 comments
    ipernity Club Subscriptions
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The first pass to remove invisible content from the ipernity database has been completed. 14.6 TB of residual data (5.8 million files) from more than 10 years of operation were deleted. At the current exchange rate (USD/EUR = 1.13), this corresponds to an operating cost saving of EUR 6,944 per year from January 1, 2019. 2.2 TB of data from orphaned accounts that are harder to identify, are yet to be deleted. This can save a further EUR 1,037 i…

  • 2018-12-07 Newsflash

    - December  7, 2018 - 58 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! Today, we would like to address two topics that have been of great interest to you in recent discussions. 1) Being responsible for a balanced budget, the ima team is not allowed to spend money that is not in the bank. Therefore, we cannot assign any more software development orders in 2018. In the short term, it's not possible to integrate a display of individual memory consumption or a donation button into the website, nor to fix any bugs. A…

  • 2018-11-30 Newsflash

    - December  1, 2018 - 100 comments
    ipernity Subscription Packages
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1. Tomorrow the meteorological winter begins. Therefore we have switched the ipernity front page to "winter operation". Once again, we would like to thank the photographers who contributed with their pictures to create a versatile collection. 2. In order to disturb the ongoing operation as little as possible, the cleaning of the database was switched to individual account processing. To be on the safe side, each individual account history is…

  • 2018-11-23 Newsflash

    - November 23, 2018 - 135 comments
    New Subscription Packages
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) After having weighed all requests for changes made by the Community with regard to the new ipernity tariff structure, today we present you a revised proposal. It is intended to make this structure official by November 30, 2018, after a final fine-tuning, if necessary, so that Flickr and Google+ users who are willing to move will be able to find out what to expect from ipernity. 2) We aim to implement the new tariff structure…

  • 2018-11-16 Newsflash

    - November 16, 2018 - 156 comments
    New Membership Model (draft)
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1 ) During the last two weeks Ipernity's performance was unfortunately not always as good as it should have been. The reasons were explained in the comments to the last Newsflash. In the meantime, various technical and organizational measures have been taken to recover the usual performance. 2.1 ) There are always requests about the warnings of modern browsers that ipernity is not safe. We would therefore like to point out again that ipern…

  • 2018-10-26 Newsflash

    - October 26, 2018 - 155 comments
    Storage Costs for ipernity
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The restart of ipernity after the maintenance work was unfortunately somewhat rough. This was caused by one of two backup servers which have been additionally integrated. But from now on ipernity should run to our all advantage with enlarged security reserves. 2) For the announced cleanup of the ipernity database, all necessary tools are implemented now. The cleanup itself will take place in the background during the next days and can also…

  • 2018-10-12 Newsflash

    - October 12, 2018 - 115 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1. Pam's recovery is gradually progressing. Periodical information can be found at Clickity Click . 2. On Monday, Oct. 15. 2018, our returnee offer ends. So far it has been accepted by 139 users. More than 277,500 documents are now publicly visible again. The additional contribution margin is 3,543 EUR. Less the mailing costs and the cost reduction missed during the three-and-a-half-month offer phase, 1,…

  • 2018-10-28 Newsflash

    - September 28, 2018 - 64 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Pam is on the mend. She can stand again with support, takes first steps and already eats soft food. It's scheduled to transfer her to a rehab center today. To stay up-to-date, please also follow the news Pam's friends publish regularly underneath the previous newsflash: 2) About this misfortune our plea to write some nice words about ipernity in the various existing rankings has unfortunaly faded a little…

  • 2018-09-14 Newsflash

    - September 14, 2018 - 153 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Due to a sudden serious disease, Pam Johnson can no longer perform her duties within the ima team - handling of spam and moderation of official requests (tickets) - until further notice. She will be temporarily represented at short notice by HelenaPF . We thank Helena for her spontaneous willingness to support us. 2) For the further prosperity of our community it is very helpful if ipernity occupies good positions in search engines and ra…

  • 2018-08-31 Newsflash

    - August 31, 2018 - 64 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) After a well-deserved summer break, the ima team is back and would like to thank all users who have enriched ipernity with pictures and other contributions during the summer and holiday weeks. In addition, we would also like to thank those who have internally maintained operations and were available to help with any disruptions or questions. We would also like to thank our IT service provider Qwellcode, who quickly repaired another unforeseen s…

  • 2018-07-20 ipernity website hiccups

    - July 20, 2018 - 77 comments
    == EN == As most of you have noticed, the platform has been experiencing some operating difficulties since this morning. Our host Amazon communicates some issues that Qwellcode, our IT provider, is currently addressing. Be sure that a solution is going to be found. However, we cannot predict how long this will take and apologize for any inconvenience. Your IMA team, on July 20th, 2018 == FR == Comme la plupart d'entre vous l'ont constaté, la plateforme rencontre certaines difficul…

  • 2018-06-28 Newsflash

    - June 28, 2018 - 131 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Since ipernity is now technically up to date again, we offer all free users the opportunity to upgrade their account to a club account at half price by Sept. 30, 2018. Details and conditions can be found here: retournee-offer After October 1, 2018, the ipernity database will be cleaned from the invisible content of free users. You can also find out about the advantages this measure has for both users and the communi…

  • 2018-06-08 Newsflash

    - June  8, 2018 - 46 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Meanwhile, SSL encryption has been extended to all ipernity login pages. Your registration and log-in processes are completely secure now. 2) Like other websites with login, ipernity offers the option "Stay connected". Under certain circumstances, however, this can be a safety gap. We therefore recommend that you always log out at the end of a session. This is especially necessary for a shared or public computer. 3) The previous logout pa…

  • 2018-05-25 Newsflash

    - May 25, 2018 - 94 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Synchronization problems on our upload servers have affected ipernity's performance since May 8th. In cooperation with Christophe Ruelle, our IT support team succeeded in finding and correcting the cause of the error. 2) We thank you in this context for your patience and your trust, as well as for the many encouragement we received via Facebook: 3) At the same time the direct link…

  • 2018-05-08 Newsflash

    - May  8, 2018 - 224 comments
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! We are pleased to present to you today the financial report*) for the short fiscal year 2017**). Adjusted for the one-off expenses in connection with the takeover of the website (contract costs and settlement of debts of Ipernity S.A.), revenues exceeded expenses. The website is therefore economically viable. *) English version : **) 14.04.2017 - 31.12.2017 Based on the existing subscriptions, a reason…

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