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Archivist wants you to mail him AOL CDs so he can preserve history

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“It belongs in a museum!” Indiana Jones might have said that about ancient, mystical artifacts, but Jason Scott Sadofsky would agree on the sentiment regarding something most of us have long discarded: old […]

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AT&T bills 83-year-old $24,298 for using AOL dial-up

Authored By Matthew Humphries

When you sign up to a service with a telecomms company for your phone and broadband, you have an obligation to pay your bill every month. However, the company also has an obligation: […]

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AOL still hosing millions of dial-up customers out of millions of dollars

Authored By Lee Mathews
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Ah, AOL. My reviled former employer isn’t the Internet juggernaut it once was, but they’re still staying afloat somehow. In fact, they just reported a whopping $143 million in profit from their dial-up […]

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Winamp and Shoutcast to be rescued from AOL

Authored By Lee Mathews

Rejoice, Winamp fans, you’re getting a late Christmas present. A company based in Brussels has swooped in and saved your beloved media player — and more than 50,000 Shoutcast streaming radio stations — […]

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Google, Facebook and other US tech companies team up to take on government surveillance

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One of the most disturbing things that have come from the realization that the US government has been scooping petabytes of data out of our web services was the notion that the tech companies offering these […]

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