Network News Transfer Protocol: Internet, Usenet, Newsgroup, News Server, InterNetNews, Usenet Newsgroup

Network News Transfer Protocol: Internet, Usenet, Newsgroup, News Server, InterNetNews, Usenet Newsgroup High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) is an Internet application protocol used for transporting Usenet news articles (netnews) between news servers and for reading and posting articles by end user client applications. Brian Kantor of the University […]

Questions about Usenet Newsgroups?

Questions about Usenet Newsgroups? Newsgroups are how the Usenet is organized.  They are comparable to discussion groups on the Internet.  Currently, there are over 110,000 newgroups on the Usenet, though it is commonly believed that only about 20,000 are active.  Newsgroups are each dedicated to a specific topic.  Let’s look at a generic example to […]

How do I access Usenet for free?

Question by Jamie R: How do I access Usenet for free? Okay let me give you a little history about my past experience with newsgroups and what I’m looking for. Back around ’99 or maybe ’00 I’m not sure.. I gave webtv a try before I bought a PC. On webtv it gave limited access […]

Microsoft Research C#UNG Image of Usenet Newsgroup Reply Social Network

Microsoft Research C#UNG Image of Usenet Newsgroup Reply Social Network Image by Marc_Smith [UPDATE: now see NodeXL: www.codeplex.com/nodexl for more recent versions] This is a directed graph visualization based on data collected from the Netscan project at Microsoft research from Usenet newsgroup message traffic. In this image the dots are "nodes" representing authors or "posters" […]

What’s a good free newsreader (usenet client)?

Question by Kyle: What’s a good free newsreader (usenet client)? I’m new to newsgroups, I signed up with newsrazor just to try things out. I’ve been having difficulty finding a good, free client to search and download files. I really liked Grab-it but it really isn’t free. Any suggestions on what to use and how […]