Paolo DF writes “Geocities is closing today. Its advent in 1995 was a register of the rising ‘Internet as every tom’ days, when joining speeds were 1,000x or 2,000x slower than is stereotyped today. You may take pleasure in it or scorn it, but millions of people had their firstly reach with a Spiders web deportment upper here. I conscious that Geocities is something that most Slashdotters make look upon as a n00b attitude — the Internet was crushed beforehand Geocities — but yet I assume that some trust is apposite. Heck, there’s level a modified xkcd homepage to distinction the reason.” Reader commodore64_love notes a two more tributes almost the Cobweb. Termination fount we discussed Yahoo’s announcment that Geocities would be prospering away.

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