Re: [NTLK] Geocities is closing down

From: Dennis B. Swaney <>
Date: Thu Apr 30 2009 - 11:21:49 EDT

Goodwin, Greg P. wrote:
> LOL...
> " Does Yahoo! offer another free hosting service?
> No, Yahoo! does not offer another free hosting service. Instead we
> recommend our award-winning Yahoo! Web Hosting service, which includes a
> personalized domain name (such as and matching email,
> new site building tools, unlimited disk space and bandwidth, premium
> customer support, and more. Learn more or sign up."
> "Yahoo! Web Hosting
> $4.99/month
> For your first 12 months1
> ($9.95/month after)"
> So in other words, Yahoo is tired of hosting FREE space (granted the
> Geocities sites only hosted like 15 meg worth of space, but still) and
> will be willing to continue if you pay them.

Probably getting ready for Microsoft's takeover. Ballmer must have told
them to shutdown all free services. That way MS won't be blamed since
the services were apparently shut down BEFORE the PUBLIC takeover.

Dennis B. Swaney
"Windows is a command-line OS with a GUI shell while Mac System 10 is 
... oh, never mind."
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