My other ISP posted this warning today:
> From: dillon @
net (Matt Dillon)
> Newsgroups: best.status,best.general
> Subject: MSN, AOL, and NETCOM mail down. Mail's gonna be slow today
> Date: 23 Apr 1997 12:16:55 -0700
> Organization: BEST Internet Communications, Inc.
> AOL's mail is fried
> MSN's mail is fried
> NETCOM's mail is fried
> Parts of sprintlink are down
> This means that our mail system is going to be somewhat bogged
> down today... our mail queues are running at around 3x their
> normal levels, and will probably grow to 6x before these other guys
> fix their systems. There is nothing we can do about it.
> Can you believe MSN is trying to run the SMTP mail relay for their
> entire user base off of four NT boxes? Sheesh. I didn't think it
> was possible to cry and laugh at the same time, but I'm do'in it!