Now Theropod mentioned his/her concerns, I suddenly recalled an episode I had not so long ago, after Photobucket made one of their numerous changes. I wanted to remove my pictures from another forum I was no longer participating in. I went to Photobucket and deleted the involved pictures.They disappeared from the display page. I thought everything was finished. To my amazement I discovered some days later, that the pictures were still showing on the forum, although they did not show any longer in my Photobucket. I pointed it out to the crew and then they disappeared at last. Now I'm thinking: is this a part of any major "survaillence plan" that US is "famous" for? I mean that the pictures do not disappear but are stored forever some place?