Sad news: the CompuServe forums are closing down. Admittedly, they have been declining for years and the end always appeared to be inevitable. Still, it is sad news when it the shutdown is finally announced. Many online genealogists got their start on CompuServe’s Genealogy Forum.
You can read more about the closure of CompuServe’s forums at: http://bit.ly/2zKhN5T.
I feel especially saddened as I was the one who founded the Genealogy Forum on CompuServe in 1988.