DownsizeDC.org
March 7, 2006
AOL is blocking Downsize DC messages. Please help.
By Perry Willis

We recently achieved victory in our fight with Senator Evan Bayh to get him to accept communications from his constituents through the Downsize DC system. Now we face a new challenge.

If you joined Downsize DC using an AOL email address, you should know that AOL is preventing you from receiving the Downsizer-Dispatch. There are more than 2,000 people impacted by this, and obviously we can't inform them of it by email. So, if you're reading this and have an AOL address, please help us.

Contact AOL using the numbers provided below and ask them to “white-list” email from action.DownsizeDC.org. Give them the IP address: 208.51.104.164

It would also be helpful if you left a comment to this post letting us know you contacted AOL. Thanks! Now here's the contact info:

The AOL Postmaster department can be reached by phone toll free at: +1.888.212.5537. This number is live 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Here are some other AOL numbers for Downsizers living overseas:

AOL US Postmaster(local): 1-703-265-4670 AOL France: 0892 02 03 04 AOL Germany: 0 1805 313164 AOL UK: 0870 320 2020 AOL Puerto Rico: +1.888.265.1111 AOL en Español (Estadas Unitas soledad): +1.800.771.7084 All other countries: +1.703.264.1184 (This is a toll call.)

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