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    • How to Connect to Usenet

      How to Connect to Usenet

      Usenet is a global Internet discussion system. It was created and implemented by Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis in 1979. It comprises of a collection of newsgroups that are classified and structured on the basis of subject. Messages or articles are placed and read by users within these newsgroups. Usenet is considered the predecessor of

    • NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol)

      NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol)

      NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol) is the protocol used by Usenet news servers and clients (readers). Usenet is a huge shared message system which is used on the Internet. Usenet consists of newsgroups such as comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.video and rec.collecting.sport.hockey. The NNTP protocol exists on the Application Layer of the OSI Model. NNTP utilizes TCP port 119;

    • How to Access Free ALT Newsgroups

      How to Access Free ALT Newsgroups

      Alternative Newsgroups (ALT Newsgroups) are devoted to specific (sometimes controversial) topics. ALT newsgroups are rarely moderated and almost anyone can create one. A newsgroup is like a forum where participants can reply to previous posts and follow a newsgroup relevant to their interests by subscribing to it free of charge. Since ALT newsgroups are rarely

    • NZB Files

      NZB Files

      NZB stands for Newzbin, a popular file sharing format used on the internet. A NZB file is a file used to send a particular file through the Internet using the Newzbin application. What is Newzbin exactly? A popular online tool for many years has been Usenet. Usenet, created before the World Wide Web was even

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