How do newsgroups and Usenet access affect your bandwith?

Question by dis_tyrell: How do newsgroups and Usenet access affect your bandwith? I’ve noticed that upon switching to newsgroups as my primary downloading service my network is much less lethargic, exponentially less than when I used bittorrent to download files. I also achieve much faster and consistent download speeds whereas with bittorrent I could download […]