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Getting csv file without Dropbox Pro

In the examples in the api/other community questions, uploading a csv file in fetcher from some url is done by using dropbox as the host. In order to be able to do that from dropbox, you need to have an upgraded account ($10/month). Does anyone know of a different way to do it? I cant use requests to get it from a website because it's not under the allowed modules.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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You can also use Google Drive or copy.com: https://www.quantopian.com/help#overview-fetcher

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If you use the \public folder, any file within your free account should be accessible by anyone with the URL. In Windows, once you've placed it in your Public folder, you can right click and select "Copy public link" for use in your coding/sharing. Photos and other custom folders have similar abilities to the constraints of your free account.

It seems that Googledrive / dropbox / copy.com all removed the public url functionality. Can someone recommend any other services that we can host csv files that generat public url?

@Maxim

Creating a public URL using Google Sheets seems to still be working for me. Did you have an article or some other source of information that gave you the impression that Google removed public URL functionality?