Radio-Info hostile takeover; new site launching Sunday

Steve West
Sun Apr 23 03:02:05 EDT 2006

Hello all!

To our esteemed moderator, I hope this isn't too far off topic and I'll only 
mention it once.

There's been a coup and shakeup at  It's a long story but 
the info is posted at  Essentially, the founder was kicked 
out by the parents of the late financial backer who died last summer.  All 
of us moderators had our credentials revoked and they told us to reapply. 
Most of us, inlcuding me, have tendered resignations instead.

They apparently had someone hack the site and steal most of the code because 
they pulled the domain off the server that the founder had been paying on 
and re-launched the site with a similar looking board, only with all access 
removed for the existing admin staff.

Sneaky, sneaky.  Happened late Saturday afternoon.

A new discussion board/site launches sometime tomorrow (Sunday) PM with 
better security that had and we'll have much more control 
over things.  I know most of you on this list have been there on occasion 
and probably noticed it was a free-for-all.  I think the new site will have 
that problem solved.  Go to for more info.

Garrett... my apologies, I don't usually send out these kinds of emails but 
I hope you'll let this one fly, it's a one time mention, and I know we're 
all loyal to this list so it's really not competition... I hope :).

Thanks to all for taking the time to read. I'm good friends with the founder 
so I got the info you wanna know :)

Steve "West" out in Western Mass. (list member since the 90s) 

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