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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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E-mail is another use of the Internet, and so is the Usenet. Just as the Web is divided into individual Web sites, the Usenet is divided into thousands of "newsgroups"--each one devoted to a particular subject, such as taxation or Xena: Warrior Princess.
The sample for this study was drawn from eight usenet discussion groups.
At the moment the most widely known Usenet search engine is called DejaNews, located at http://www.dejanews.com/.
With regard to USENET, be forewarned that some discussion consists of heated debate with little resolution and many "flames" (attacks).
I am no longer interested in wading through 200 threads of a usenet newsgroup to see if anyone has anything interesting to say.
You can browse any Usenet group without being seen -- an activity known as "lurking." Don't limit your Usenet excursions to traditional Lefty hangouts.
To see what an umnoderated bulletin board looks like, I checked the Usenet Bosnia discussion group (soc.culture.
“What is ignored is the fact that Usenet has been around since the dawn of Internet and has contributed uncountable positive things to the world.
Created in 1979 by two Duke University graduate students, Usenet is still the world's largest gab lest, with nearly 100,000 separate discussion groups covering the humanities, the sciences, business, politics, computers, and other areas.
AUDIENCE ANALYSIS: MONITORING ONLINE LISTSERV AND USENET NEWS GROUP BEHAVIOR
At the time, numerous loyal Deja users were upset to lose this Web-based window into the world of Usenet. Deja, formerly DejaNews, provided a convenient way to browse and post Usenet messages without having to configure a news-reading client.
Those who favor the sale of Deja's Usenet service and archives to Google see the situation as a rescue operation.