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I just found commentary on rejaw that indicates that ping.fm is just having some technical difficulties and is not going away.
It looks like they were transferring service providers and GoDaddy did something wrong. You know how DNS problems can sometimes take a little time to work their way out of the system.
Ping.fm - we are all rooting for you!