CNET News: Linux PC Maker Plans E-mail Service
Oct 13, 2003, 20:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
"Linare, newly embarked as a seller of cheap Linux PCs, will
offer an e-mail service for fans of the open-source operating
system, the company plans to announce on Monday.
"The company plans to begin offering the e-mail service this
week to those who want an e-mail address that ends in '@linux.net,'
Linare CEO Soma Sundaram said. The Web-based e-mail service with
6MB of storage space will be free; two other options, with features
such as more storage space or spam blocking, will cost $1.67 or
$2.33 per month.
"Linare has grander ambitions for the Linux.net Web site,
though. In a second phase, scheduled to debut in early 2004, it
will expand the site so that it will become a resource to help
users, developers and companies collaborate better, Sundaram