The end of an era: Telerama goes dark, but another light shines.
Telerama, one of the first Internet Service Providers in the world has finally jacked the big black, but somehow managed to pull off a miracle as it flatlined. Telerama (referred to as Teletrauma by ex-employees) has dropped offline a couple of times in the past because they couldn't pay their bills, management vanishing, and suchlike. In the net.community they're notorious for some of their business practices (such as outsourcing IT to the country of Brasil and running their tech support entirely off of IRC), which has probably contributed to the ISP's decline in the past nine years or so. However, it was announced earlier today that Nidhog, Inc had purchased Telerama's assets and moved everything over to their own network. It is said that they're going to set about turning everyone's service back on as soon as they can.