NO NO NO NO NO, they are NOT, I repeat NOT charging to access this mailing
Read their message again. It ONLY has to do with Yahoo email, NOT
YahooGROUPS. Since you got the message, you must have a Yahoo email account
and you must be either downloading the messages sent to that Yahoo email
address thru pop or you've set it to forward to another email address. That
is what Yahoo is charging for. After April 24th, you won't be able to pop or
forward your Yahoo email address. You'll have to log in at Yahoo and read
your Yahoo email at the website, that's the Yahoo EMAIL website, NOT the
If you don't want to do that, you can subscribe another (non-Yahoo) email
address to this list and get the list messages delivered there. This list and
all Yahoogroups list remain FREE.
----- Original Message -----
From: "gail" <gail@...>
To: "!NT OFFTOPIC" <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 17, 2002 2:48 AM
Subject: [NTO] I knew Yahoo would start charging.
> I got the following email from Yahoo. This is the
> first one I've received, They are going to charge
> us to access this mailing list, I'd gladly pay to
> receive the pre-yahoo version of the messages, but
> not this one. I don't care for Yahoo's setup.
> What is everyone else going to do? Just curious.
> --- The message ---
> Remember, you will no longer be able to access
> your Yahoo! Mail messages by POP or at another
> email address after April 24, 2002 unless you
> subscribe. Subscribe now to get the discounted
> introductory rate of $19.99 -- after April 24,
> 2002, the price will rise to $29.99.
> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/