Potential disruption to mailing list

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Mon Feb 24 11:30:21 MST 2020


Thanks for working on that for us. That kind of situation is always a
challenge.


On Mon, Feb 24, 2020 at 11:01 AM Steve Meyers <steve at plug.org> wrote:

> Bluehost has been kindly providing a server for PLUG for many years.
> Yesterday, I received an email from them saying that the server will be
> shut down on Thursday if we don't pay the $150 that is due for this month.
> I assume it would be $150 per month after that. Obviously, that's not an
> option.
>
> Unfortunately, the person who was our contact at Bluehost (Jared Smith) is
> no longer working there. To compound the issue, the domain is owned by Ryan
> Simpkins, who I haven't had contact with in several years, so even if I set
> up a new server, I would not have a way to point the DNS at it.
>
> I will make sure we have a full backup of the mailing list before Thursday,
> and hope for the best from there. I'm sure this will all get worked out one
> way or another, but I'm not sure it will happen by Thursday.
>
> Thanks!
> Steve
>
>


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