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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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We're delighted to be working with Highwinds to build out our newsgroup service.
Because of the sheer number of postings on some of newsgroups, postings more than a week old may not be available to view (In Outlook Express 5 using Tools/Options/Maintenance, and in most newsreader programs, you can specify a date limit on the messages available for viewing).
But by using newsgroups, paedophiles are managing to put up an effective smokescreen to their activities.
Moderated newsgroups provide a timely source of information on emerging tax issues.
Finally, in a two month survey of two politically-oriented Usenet newsgroups in the United Kingdom (uk.
McKenna and Bargh monitored participation in 12 Internet newsgroups during a 3-week period.
Although you post questions to all newsgroups the same way, in a moderated newsgroup your message is actually routed first to a moderator, who decides if it's appropriate for posting.
A conference or newsgroup can be further controlled by moderating it.
To show how listservs and newsgroups work, let's assume you e-mail the following message to a listserv or post the article to a newsgroup:
Each newsgroup focuses on one specific topic, such as financial accounting or residential real estate.
POLICE-L is neither a site on the World Wide Web nor a Usenet newsgroup.
aol-sucks newsgroup wallowing in a stream of more than 200 venomous messages each day.