Is Usenet actually dead?

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Mon Aug 4 11:26:44 CDT 2008


Avi Freedman runs a decent service.

 	Gadi.


On Mon, 4 Aug 2008, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:

> Opinion pieces in Wired and AG's grandstanding by throwing babies out
> with bathwater notwithstanding, a query from a cow-orker caused me to
> wonder: is there still anyplace to get a Usenet feed from these days
> that isn't {Giga,Super,etc}News?  I want to pull maybe 30 or 40 tech
> groups into my own server for the 5 or 6 people in my IT group.
>
> In lieu of How It Used To Be, does anyone have data or anecdotes on
> which of the commercial providers will let me run a server in-house?
>
> Off-list is fine; I can summarize if anyone really cares anymore.  :-)
>
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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