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Claim: Yahoo! servers will be down between 15 March and 17 March 2003.
Origins: Once again, an outdated message has arisen from the
In 2002, Yahoo! posted a message to let users know that its Yahoo! Groups servers were moving to a new location and would therefore be unavailable between the evening of
Dear Yahoo! Groups Members,This undated message remains available on Yahoo!'s web site, leading some Yahoo! users to believe that it is a current notice warning them of an impending service outage, rather than an obsolete warning that was not removed after it had outlived its usefulness.
The Yahoo! Groups service will be down Friday
During this time the web site will be unavailable and email will not be delivered. (Some users may experience email non-delivery notices, but all email should be delivered once service has resumed.) Please note: once the service is back up, there will be email delays due to backlog. We expect these delays to last no longer than
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Yahoo! Groups Team
Last updated: 11 August 2007
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