Rogers and Usenet
plp-ysDPMY98cNQDDBjDh4tngg at public.gmane.org
Thu Nov 17 09:21:50 UTC 2005
> Today in the newspaper, I read that Rogers is dropping Usenet service.
> I am on Rogers.
> Overall, the picture is gloomy; if Micro$oft doesn't kill the Net as we
> know it, the big ISPs will.
Most 'very large' ISPs like AOL Compuserve (wee, it's been 10+ years!)
etc have always preferred the 'closed' discussion group model, usually
using their own browser software. This is coming back as discussion
But most usenet servers are open source and I think that they will be
around for a while.
The Toronto Linux Users Group. Meetings: http://tlug.ss.org
TLUG requests: Linux topics, No HTML, wrap text below 80 columns
How to UNSUBSCRIBE: http://tlug.ss.org/subscribe.shtml
More information about the Legacy