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A Few Words about Usenet News and Altnet
- Introductory information that should be read before participating in Usenet.
About News-Posting, by J R Stockton
- Explanation of Usenet terms and tips on how to write and post to Usenet.
Alternate Usenet TOP 1000
- An alternate to the Freenix Top 1000 site.
Amiga Network News
- Amiga newsgroup summaries.
Authoritative active file
- Maintained by David Lawrence at isc.org. David has authority over the "Big 8" hierarchies on Usenet. This active file is a complete and current list of newsgroups available. Not limited to the "Big 8" groups only.
- Brief explanation of newsgroups and instructions for using Netscape Navigator or Outlook Express for reading newsgroups.
- International newsgroups hierarchy for topics covering the continent of Europe.
Free Advice on Usenet News
- An editorial introduction to Usenet.
Freedom Knights of Usenet
- Dedicated to free speech, and its implementation on Usenet, an alternative point of view. Information about Usenet sites of Virtue and surviving UDPs.
Good Net Keeping Seal of Approval
- Standards for Usenet software. If software authors design software that conforms to these standards, Usenet participants would more naturally conform to standard netiquette.
Internet Software Consortium
- An FTP site with archives of various Usenet related documents. Includes active files, control messages, list of Usenet hierarchies.
Interview with Brad Templeton
- Brad Templeton was the founder, publisher and CEO of ClariNet the electronic news service on the Internet.
Italia.* Usenet hierarchy
- List of sites carrying Italia.* hierarchy. Config files for your newsserver. Complete listing of all newsgroups in the Italia.* hierarchy their charters.
Jukka Korpela's Material about Usenet
- Selection of links to material on Usenet. Editorials by Jukka explaining the workings of Usenet and the reasons for certain conventions.
Kevin Butler's Simple Guide to Newsgroups
- A brief history about the origin of newsgroups and tips on how to participate in newsgroups.
Links to Professor Timo Salmi's FAQ material
- Timo Salmi has extensive advice on how to participate effectively in Usenet. Topics include: Proper quoting, proper signatures, how to respond to "crackpots", where to put test postings and other important topics.
Master List of Newsgroup Hierarchies
- A complete list of newsgroup hierarchies and their descriptions.
Mib Software Usenet Rapid Knowledge Transfer
- Information about Usenet for users and developers.
Musenet: Newsgroup Reviews and Beyond
- Reviews of a few assorted Usenet newsgroups, primarily in the alt.* hierarchy. The webmaster will take suggestions on groups to review.
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