> > > We haven't changed any settings, but for the last 2 days, going online
> > > has downloaded zilch
> > Same here (until this morning) but I don't think there's a connection.
> > Maybe some news servers can't handle it when the traffic goes up a lot?
> > (E.g. weekends)
> There are problems with the skynet newsserver but there are alternatives:
> I'm using one of the newsservers of readfreenews (news.readfreenews.net)
Thanks. I finally managed to get through to a human being at one of the
Belgacom numbers, who confirmed that the server had crashed big time and was
going to be off for the foreseeable future.
Time to jump ship. As usual Google was my friend and recent c.s.a posts
recommended various free news servers. I went with aioe as I could not make
sense of claranet or terranews and I wanted a free one with no passwords etc.
It seems to have worked. Interesting that skynet managed to send the original
Anyway, I'm back :-)
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