Compuserve wayback machine

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Thu Jan 11 12:49:02 CST 2007


On 1/11/07, William Donzelli <wdonzelli at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The merger/takeover by AOheL put a stake in the heart of C$ and killed it slow and sure, didn't help Time
> > Warner much either, but at least they have a chance of spinning back off again.
>
> Compuserve was already a dying beast by the time AOL took it over.
> They purchased it for the customer base (grab the customers before
> other online providers do) and for the infrastructure (which turned
> out to be squat).

I was working there when they replaced all of our CompuServe badges
with AOL badges, changed the sign on the building and changed our pay
dates from CIS to AOL's schedule.  Talk about end of an era.

-ethan



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