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

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


JC Bradford & Co.
Mark Bacurin
Jeffries & Co., Inc.
Frederick W. Moran
Wheat First Union
Frank Murphy
Jamie Wilhelm
ING Baring Furman Selz, LLC.
Youssef Squali
Jeff Cino
Jeff Sadler
Everen Securities
Andrea Grosz
Anthony Blenk
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Michael Parekh
Vic Mehta
Coralie Witter
Soundview Financial
Ted Broomfield
Kris Tuttle
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
Jeff Camp
212/761-0667 (fax)
Miles Russ
Frank Gristina

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.