Paul Ferguson pferguso at
Tue Apr 30 17:49:44 UTC 1996

The press release is on the UUNET homepage at

- paul

At 09:56 AM 4/30/96 -0700, Rob Gutierrez wrote:

>As somebody mentioned today, an AP wire story came across this morning
>that MFS is _buying_ UUNET for $2 billion.  Shareholders are looking at
>getting 1.78 shares of MFS for each of their shares.  Apparently, they
>got 62% of the voting shareholders to agree (ie: who owns a couple
>of large chunks of UUNET?).
>Remember that Microsoft already has their claws into UUNET for 13% :)
>The wire story was short on content.  Noone of the on-line newspapers
>have the story up yet.  Needless to say, UUNET's gonna be inundated
>with questions at I-World today.
>Speaking of which, I gotta go there right now ... :)
>	rob gutierrez / internex information services

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