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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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Every member of the Senate and the House of Commons along with their staff have access to e-mail, the World-Wide Web and Usenet newsgroups.
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Serving both individuals as well as the largest cable, Internet, and telephony providers, Giganews acts as the top Usenet newsgroup aggregation point in the world with more articles passing through it on a daily basis than any other provider.
DejaNews enables users to search through messages posted to thousands of Usenet Newsgroups (worldwide discussions forums) since as far back as 1995.
5% article completion and industry-leading article retention of over 925 days in text groups and up to 70 days in binary groups, Giganews offers unparalleled Usenet Newsgroup access through a proprietary, scalable platform designed to maximize speed and reliability.
While other Usenet Newsgroup providers have abandoned technical operations in Europe, Giganews is expanding to meet growing customer demand around the globe," said Giganews CEO Jonah Yokubaitis.
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