Internet in danger?

Daniel Zimmerman, the administrator of website and the listmaster of the Roxette Mailing List, sent an alarming message to the list. Having a site online can be expensive, and it seems’s costs are rising. Dan says he now has four choices:

1. I can continue to run out of my own pocket, and pay ridiculous amounts of money.

2. I can shut down, including all mailing lists and web sites.

3. I can collect money from individuals who host their websites on [to defray costs].

4. If I'm incredibly lucky, somebody…has connections with a colocation provider and can get me a good deal (all that's required is space for one minitower).

Add your comments to this article if you have any ideas. There are dozens of sites hosted at and if it goes offline, so will all of those sites.

This article was written for an earlier version of The Daily Roxette.
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September 27th, 2002

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