[olug] Cox Email Outage

Tim Larson larson at towncommons.com
Wed Dec 26 14:14:34 UTC 2012

On 12/24/2012 9:21 AM, Christopher Cashell wrote:
> No, but I did find the web injection crap they were using to insert
> notifications about it into our web browsing incredibly annoying and
> obnoxious.


> It also left me wondering, do people still use
> ISP-specific e-mail services?  In the modern world of Gmail (and
> similar services), why would anyone want to tie their e-mail (and
> their e-mail address) to their ISP?

Because they don't trust Google to "Not Be Evil"? Not that Google has a 
corner on that market, but it's the one trying to position itself as the 
global/universal provider.


Tim Larson

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