Hi All - as many of you know Edmondo from Italian Genealogy
and I are are good friends and Gente was born because of his encouragement and kindness he showed me. I am also one of the moderators on his site.
Unexpected this morning the hard disk went down crashing his server. He is working non stop to try to fix the issue but at this point it may take some time. It isn't clear how much data was lost but we did lose some.
Meanwhile he has a Facebook page where he is posting updates as well as here:
You can visit the page at: Italian Genealogy Facebook
if you like. Hopefully we will know more within 24 hours.