[SATLUG] (fwd) AT&T Usenet Netnews Service Shutting Down

Howard Haradon hharadon at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 09:46:19 CDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 8:22 AM, Geoff<geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> ed wrote:
>> They're only about a week behind TW/RR, who have also ceased running
>> Usenet, but haven't informed anyone until they called-in to discover
>> where Usenet went.  (One of my students relayed this to me in class
>> last week...)
> more than a week... TW/RR stated nearly a year ago, that they weren't in
> the usenet business anymore.  In fact, I think it -was- June of 08...

Many probably know that Google took over Dejanews some years
back and renamed it Groups (in the spirit of AOL).  This does a fair
job of following much of the text usenet, and it is free.

Howard Haradon
San Antonio, TX  USA

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