The Center for Internet as Infrastructure, LLC, is currently negotiating with an (unnamed) organization which has offered to acquire the system. Maintaining the system as a free and open resource is being actively discussed. Ensuring the privacy of your data is at the top of the agenda.
The Connectivity Explorer will remain online and available (beyond its previously announced retirement date) until the outcome of the discussions can be announced.
New account creation will be re-enabled after the update to Version 0.37 on Saturday. The new release will also include updates to the public school data, the post-secondary school data, and the library data.