If you subscribe to an ISP who has dropped Usenet
service, you can still access these and the many thousands of other Usenet
discussion groups through other means.
But the worst spam period cost Usenet
many of its most valuable and experienced posters, who retreated to e-mail lists and more private forms Of communication and have never come back.
A detailed history of the origins of Usenet
can be found at www.
WebUseNet is an independent commercial provider of UseNet
While Australian parliamentarians have access to e-mail accounts, they also do not use them to post messages to Usenet
However, the ISP's efforts do raise an interesting question: if it is scouring its news servers for possible libel, would the defense of "innocent dissemination" be inapplicable for any future libels suits arising from usenet
Many, but by no means all, of the "alt" groups cover adults-only topics, giving the whole Usenet
an undeservedly racy reputation.
If a hoax appears in a Usenet
newsgroup, see if someone else rebuts it before adding your voice to the fray.
Spamming: Flooding Usenet
newsgroups and e-mail boxes with commercial ads.
This study examines changes in disciplinary identity demonstrated in the discourse of several usenet
discussion groups and offers some suggestions for rethinking the way librarians approach the organization and classification of digital information.
In the segment of the Internet known as Usenet
, where the popular discussion forums called "newsgroups" are found, people debate subjects as broad as polities and as specific as particle physics.
OTC:CPTH), a leading provider of messaging software and services, today announced that it entered into an agreement as of February 29, 2008, and on March 3, 2008, completed the sale of certain assets of its SuperNews Usenet
access business, including its software, commercial customer base, trade names and other elements of goodwill, to Giganews, Inc.