Most Web Mail sites are charging for pop3 access (Lycos and Yahoo do it,
too). They used to offer it for free, but it is all changing now.
> I know that this will not make any difference to Microsoft
> but I will send
> it anyway. I am forced to close my MSN account because of
> the underhanded
> and irreversible way that I have been defaulted into a
> Hotmail account vs. a
> pop3 account. I am going to close my MSN account and will
> advise EVERYONE I
> KNOW TO AVOID MSN!!!!
> I will do this for as long as I am unable to option out of
> web-based email. Kind of ridiculous it may seem but I must
> have a pop3 email account at my option. If MSN cannot or
> will not provide me this I have to switch.