Update: thebat.net Email Accounts Closing Down on May 19, 2015
A special notice for users of thebat.net email accounts, as provided by Google:
We previously notified you that Google will close your thebat.net account on April 19, 2015, but Google has informed us that your thebat.net account will in fact be closed on May 19, 2015.
For this reason, we regret to inform you that on May 19, 2015, Google will no longer be providing email hosting services to email accounts at thebat.net, and your account at thebat.net will therefore be closed.
What This Means to You:
Your email account (@thebat.net) is closing on May 19, 2015. After this date, you will no longer have access to this account nor will you be able to send or receive email through this account. In addition, if your thebat.net account is connected to any of the Google products or services, you will not be able to use these services. From May 19, 2015 onward, all of your personal data (such as purchases, balances, documents, history, etc...) associated with Google products or services will be deleted and unrecoverably lost. In addition to that, you will be unable to send or receive email messages to/from your thebat.net account. If somebody sends you an email to your thebat.net address, you will not receive it.
You Must Stop Using thebat.net Before May 19, 2015
We regret any inconvenience this may have caused, and graciously thank you for your business. If you have any questions, please contact us.