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Some Road Runner Customers Affected By E-mail Outage

Posted August 10, 2005

— About 20 percent of North Carolina and South Carolina

Road Runner

customers have been affected by an e-mail outage, a Time Warner Cable spokesman said Wednesday.

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  • The outage occurred following routine maintenance on the e-mail system Monday evening and was first discovered Tuesday morning. Time Warner said that the system was flooded with incoming e-mails that caused a jam. Engineers are working to fix the problem and a Time Warner Cable spokesman said it should be fixed by Thursday morning.

    The outage affects only incoming e-mail service and sending e-mail should not be affected,

    Road Runner's Web site

    said.

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