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To all FTP users

Since the opening of the _____ FTP server (circa 2000), it has been a premium provider of various computer-media-oriented non-profit, educational, and instructional materials. The FTP server has undergone many changes: I have switched from the unstable, buggy, and unsecure Microsoft IIS 5.0 to the more convenient and flexible BulletProof FTP Server 2.15 (formerly known as the Gene6 FTP Server). Also, I have switched from the highly unstable PIII/800 to a standalone MS Windows 2000 Professional server, on a very stable PII/450 machine.

With the help of the server I have acquired and distributed over 150 GB of movies (film, as well as anime, mostly in DivX format), music (all genres, in MP3 format), and, of course, warez. I do not intend to stop this great service altogether. However, it has been talking greatly from my time and my computer resources, and therefore, as of Wednesday, August 15, 2001, 8:00 PM, the FTP Server will be shut down for all and any usage except for occasional file transfer or maintenance by the administrator, for an indefinite period of time, due to:

  1. lack of storage space/CD-R media
  2. overflow of unburned software cluttering the FTP Server and impeding its operation
  3. the demands of the FTP server
The reopening of the FTP Server is possibly estimated to be around November 3, 2001, (exact time and date TBA).