Earthlink has apparently given up on reading their own emails to ‘’:

   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
    (reason: 550 to extended inactivity new mail is not currently being accepted for this mailbox.)

“Due to extended inactivity”?!?  How long is “extended”???

It’s so sad that so many companies want only to take their customers’ money but have little to no other interaction with the customer!!