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usenet

A world-wide collection of user-submitted notes or messages on various subjects that are posted to servers on the Internet.
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Our monitoring of the listserv and Usenet news groups confirmed the usage trends reported by GVU and refined our assessment of Algenix's audience.
Long a bastion of archived Usenet news postings, which are chock full of opinions, evaluations, reviews, problems, and fixes, Deja.com added a separate section for product reviews in 1999.
Most also operate servers in order to provide their subscribers with basic Internet services such as e-mail, Usenet news, and web page hosting.(8) Thus, the term "Internet service provider" (ISP) is a more accurate description of most IAPs.
The Internet accounts offer full functionality including ftp, electronic mail, telnet capability, and access to Usenet news groups.
For example, Helen Pauley, "Clinton's Foreign Policy," USENET news group talk.politics.misc, 8/19/94.
When search engine portal company Google acquired Deja.com's archive of Usenet News postings, much of the functionality of the Deja site was lost [see http://www.infotoday.com/newsbreaks/nb010219-1.htm].
-- USENET News, enabling access to 30,000 active USENET discussion groups.
The regionally-located points of presence (PoPs) are designed to unite ISPs, web content providers, and component providers under one roof, so that electronic commerce application deployment, email, Digital Subscriber Line systems, application hosting and Usenet news can be provided and managed from one location.
Technical director of anti-virus software company Sophos, Dr Jan Hruska, said: "The virus originally appeared in a Usenet news group posting to the alt.sex newsgroup.
* Usenet news. Newsgroups are an excellent research tool.
A voluntary survey of free response and multiple choice questions, posted to various Usenet news groups and drawing 40 respondents, indicated that users typically bookmark fewer than half of the sites/pages they find interesting, often because a site is easily accessible through other means such as another Web page or a search engine.
Computers connected to the Internet use the TCP/IP protocol suite and provide e-mail, file transfers, Usenet news, Telnet services, and access to the World Wide Web.