Hotmail and Windows Live Mail widely inaccessible in mainland China – Interfax China

From Interfax China (link):

The main sites of both Hotmail ( and Windows Live Mail ( of have been widely inaccessible from mainland China as of May 1, 2006. Access to the sites has yet to be restored.

“We have received quite a large amount of complaints from Hotmail users in mainland China,” said a customer service official with Microsoft China when contacted by Interfax Tuesday. The official gave no reason but asked users to report the error at (

Microsoft spokespersons could not be reached for comment.



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