Rogers and Usenet

Walter Dnes waltdnes-SLHPyeZ9y/tg9hUCZPvPmw at
Sat Nov 19 05:36:27 UTC 2005

On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 07:18:40PM -0500, Robert Brockway wrote

> But the Net has a free structure and has no real central control.
> As long as it stays that way we're fine.  All the large ISPs could
> drop Usenet and it would still be a very busy medium.
> If the Net as we know it didn't serve our purposes then new services
> would arise to provide what we want.  It's even possible an entirely
> new network could arise if enough people were disatisfied with the
> existing offerings.

  Remember Fidonet and other "echos"?  Actually, I think they may still
be around.

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