Japanese Internet Engineers speculate as to Y2K Breakdownsgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Problems were identified in servers that use and rely on Internet protocols like HTTP and FTP as well as computers that require access to worldwide DNSs. Under certain scenarios e-mail and news group articles could be discarded, e-mail could build up on a mail server and be delayed and IP addresses may not be found. Also older operating systems on routers may have Y2K problems and certain sites may become congested.
-- lisa (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 29, 1999
...and the plot thickens
-- TA (email@example.com), November 29, 1999.
--oh well, wasn't counting on the net anyway. they'll probably be some small cb and 2 meter "webs" around here, that'll have to do, I guess...... by the way, wasn't that one of the most annoying and slow websites ever? gave my eyes the willies bad.
-- zog (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 29, 1999.