Rogers and Usenet

David C. Chipman dchipman-fd8BhpBHabA at
Thu Nov 17 06:03:24 UTC 2005

	Hi Ian, 

		Did you ever try contacting Rogers to find out why they are pulling
the plug on their Usenet feed?  Thanks, 

			-David Chipman 
On Wed, 2005-11-16 at 21:57 -0800, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> Today in the newspaper, I read that Rogers is dropping Usenet service.
> I am on Rogers.
> I have been using the mailing list gateways where I can for months now,
> but some newsgroups don't have them.  For the few of those that I find
> interesting, I now use news2mail:
> That doesn't give you posting privileges, but use can use 
> mail2news for that (finger mail2news-Df8sxST2xYZMuWfdjsoA/w at
> I hope this helps someone.
> Overall, the picture is gloomy; if Micro$oft doesn't kill the Net as we
> know it, the big ISPs will.

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