Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). First new AI news in ages!!! - General Discussion Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In First new AI news in ages!!! new Posted: October 29, 2002 5:08AM in General Discussion edited January 2014 Well, I'm thrilled. This slapstick (or something) takeover is actually starting to make AI feel like it was before... Comments Reply 1 of 6 defiant Posts: 4,876member October 29, 2002 5:23AM and I don't like that feeling <img src="graemlins/oyvey.gif" border="0" alt="[No]" /> Reply 2 of 6 clonenode Posts: 392member October 29, 2002 8:51AM Yeah, but they've got to get a few things fixed."www.appleinsider.com" jumps you to MacNN. Only "appleinsider.com" get's you to the new, active homepage.The "slaptech.com" URL now displays a page that says "this account has been suspended"I suppose they'll work it out eventually. Reply 3 of 6 matsu Posts: 6,558member October 29, 2002 9:03AM better work out a contingency plan. Reply 3 of 6 cubedude Posts: 1,556member October 29, 2002 9:03AM It's the other way around for me. <a href="http://www.appleinsider.com" target="_blank">www.appleinsider.com</a> takes me to the new homepage, while appleinsider.com takes me to MacNN. <img src="graemlins/hmmm.gif" border="0" alt="[Hmmm]" /> Reply 5 of 6 matsu Posts: 6,558member October 29, 2002 9:18AM How old is Slaptech? Why would their account be suspended? Answer: please contact our billing department. How long before their practices at the former host lead them to be suspended here aswell? Probably not too long considering this bit of text from the main page: "(and handle the traffic for a reasonable price)." My bolding. Hmmm... a fledgeling group with a history of bill paying problems.In case we never meet again in cyberspace, I'll bid you all a fond farewell now, as I suspect an abrupt end to the festivities (wherein I won't get the chance later.)[ 10-29-2002: Message edited by: Matsu ]</p> Reply 6 of 6 powerpc Posts: 109member October 29, 2002 9:44AM yeah....im wondering if this is going to turn out to be a MacNN Vs News Factor Network thing all over again.... Sign In or Register to comment.