I am happy to announce that on Wednesday 30th January, the PlayStation Home client will be upgraded to v1.75. Listed below are the patch notes:
Application of the patch
If you are upgrading from an old version of Home (1.40 or earlier), please wait for the orange “hard drive activity” light to stop flashing on your PS3 before commencing the patching process.
New Features and Improvements
Save Data Transfer
PlayStation Plus Improvements
Enjoy Dear Homers!
so it seems uploading the saves to a sony server is just so that plus members can have extra save slots in effect charging for a sevice of having extra saves whereby before they implemented this dumb saves upload people could have as many saves as they wanted totally free