About Us - Faq

When will MindSpring complete its merger with Earthlink?
MindSpring will hold a shareholders meeting on Friday, February 4th at GCATT (Georgia Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technology) at 11:00 a.m. EDT to vote on the proposed merger. If the motion passes a vote of shareholders, MindSpring and Earthlink anticipate filing the necessary documents to close the merger later that day.

When will MindSpring release 4th quarter earnings?
MindSpring will release 4th quarter earnings on Monday, February 7th at 8:00 a.m. EDT. This will be followed by a conference call with analysts at 9:00 am. EDT.

Why is MindSpring’s stock going up/down?
It is our policy not to comment on the movement of the stock price. Any press releases issued by the Company are detailed at
http://www.mindspring.com/aboutms/press-releases/index.html.

How many shares does MindSpring have outstanding?
Approximately 63,500,000.

How can I get some more information on your Company?
The SEC EDGAR database (
http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/srch-edgar?MindSpring) contains all MindSpring public filings (subsequent to 5/16/96) which includes our regular 10-Qs and 10-Ks as well as public offering filings and proxy information.

Which firms cover your stock?

Firm Name/Analyst

Phone

JC Bradford & Co.
Mark Bacurin
615/271-1124
Jeffries & Co., Inc.
Frederick W. Moran
212/903-2262
fax:212/903-2637
Wheat First Union
Frank Murphy
Jamie Wilhelm
804/782-3694
804/344-6431
ING Baring Furman Selz, LLC.
Youssef Squali
Jeff Cino
212/409-5580
212/409-5571
fax:212-409-5223
FAC\Equities
Jeff Sadler
212/273-7157
Everen Securities
Andrea Grosz
Anthony Blenk
312/574-6235
312/574-5939
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Michael Parekh
Vic Mehta
Coralie Witter
212/902-8960
212/902-9823
212/855-0276
Soundview Financial
Ted Broomfield
Kris Tuttle
203/462-7222
203/462-7261
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
Jeff Camp
212/761-6946
212/761-0667 (fax)
Robinson-Humphrey
Miles Russ
Frank Gristina
404/266-6143
404/266-6228

Can I get analyst information directly from MindSpring?
No. We do not distribute analyst information to the public. Analyst information can be obtained by contacting the firms responsible for the research.

When is your 1999 Annual Meeting of Shareholder scheduled?
Our 1999 Annual Meeting of Shareholder took place at the Atlanta High Museum of Art on May 25, 1999, at 10:00 a.m.

When is the next Board of Directors meeting?
It is our policy not to disclose the dates of these meetings.

Who is the Transfer Agent for MindSpring?
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company 40 Wall Street, 46th Floor New York, NY 10005 (718) 921-8293

What do I do if I lost my stock certificate, or if I have a name or address change?
Contact American Stock Transfer & Trust Company at the address or phone number listed above and they will instruct you on how to proceed.

Does MindSpring have a DRIP (Dividend Reinvestment Plan)?
No. MindSpring has never declared or paid any cash dividends on its capital stock and does not anticipate paying cash dividends in the foreseeable future.

Does MindSpring have a direct stock purchase plan? No. MindSpring does not offer shares of its stock through a direct stock purchase plan.

How can I get on your mailing or fax list to receive MindSpring press releases?
Please send an e-mail to
investor@mindspring.com specifying whether you would like press releases mailed or faxed (or both) to you and provide your specific information necessary to do so.