Did Verizon Block U.S. E-Mail? (Wired)

Class-action attorneys suing Verizon over mass e-mail-blocking incidents are seeking to postpone a settlement agreement in order to investigate what they say are new facts in the case.

Verizon, which blocked e-mails emanating from parts of Europe and Asia en masse between October 2004 and May 2005 (as first reported by Wired News), has agreed to pay damages and change its e-mail-filtering policies. But plaintiffs’ attorney Michael Boni of Kohn, Swift & Graf said new information that Verizon may have also blocked domestic e-mails could delay finalizing the settlement agreement.

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