NY Times: E-Mail on Impeachment Slows Senate Servers

“A seven-fold increase in constituent e-mail has created a
bottleneck for the Senate e-mail server.”

“… e-mail volume on the Senate server has jumped from an
average of 70,000 a day to 500,000 a day, according to the Senate
Computer Center.”

“… part of the problem is that much of the e-mail has to be
translated from the standard Internet format to the proprietary CC
mail format used by Lotus Notes.”

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