What are free accounts?

Some articles on free accounts, free, account:

Bitbucket
... Bitbucket offers both commercial plans and free accounts ... It offers free accounts with unlimited numbers of private repositories (which can have up to five users in the case of free accounts) as of September 2010 ...
Spotify - History
... While free accounts remained available by invitation only in order to manage the growth rate of the service, the launch opened paid subscriptions to everyone ... The first steps towards offering free accounts to the public without invitations were taken on 10 February 2009, when Spotify opened free registration in the UK ... announced a previous security flaw in the Spotify service, by which private account information (including email addresses and hashed salted passwords) of members registered prior to 19 December 2008 were ...

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