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newsgroup

Informatics A USENET discussion group. See USENET. Cf Listserve.

newsgroup

(nooz′groop″, nūz′)
An Internet-based support group that shares information about a particular topic, e.g., advances in the management of a disease (including diagnosis, treatment, or prognosis) or developments in prosthesis.
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On top of the mainstay features, NewsDemon Newsgroups also offers additional features for USENET fans:
Upon login click "Download the Newshosting Newsgroup Reader," choose your operating system version then select the download button.
as the CDN infrastructure for Virgin Media's newly enhanced and expanded newsgroup service.
By now spam has died out in many newsgroups, partly because the system worked and partly because the spammers simply moved to e-mail's wider audience.
However, many of the experts who post replies to newsgroups end up being offered work privately.
Service providers insist they cannot police newsgroups themselves and with Demon alone providing 36,000 newsgroups, the scale of the challenge facing police becomes clear.
The insurer has both internal and external, employees monitoring the newsgroups and the Internet for any mention of the company name.
The AllPicturez software looks for newsgroup pictures and then decodes and shows them.
Third, newsgroups allow practitioners to get advice from other professionals on real-life situations.
Out of the 32 respondents, only 4 MPs stated that they monitor Usenet newsgroups and only 3 of those stated that they had ever posted a message to a newsgroup.
Major companies and schools have Web sites and routinely distribute information and schedules on the World Wide Web dancers on tour routinely use e-mail to keep in touch with friends; dance lovers enjoy spirited debates in newsgroup bull sessions and in chat rooms.
McKenna and Bargh monitored participation in 12 Internet newsgroups during a 3-week period.