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  Maintained by the Big Eight Moderation Team at This active file is a complete and current list of newsgroups available. Not limited to the "Big 8" groups only.

 About News-Posting, by J R StocktonAbout News-Posting, by J R Stockton
Explanation of Usenet terms and tips on how to write and post to Usenet.
 AnchorDudes Usenet Newsgroup Server FAQAnchorDudes Usenet Newsgroup Server FAQ
General presentation of binary newsgroups: specific terms, provider comparison with a pricing table, newsgroup listings and a quick review of newsreader software.
 Australian UsenetAustralian Usenet
Offers the latest news about Australian ISPs' Usenet services, also includes tutorials on how to get started with programs like Alt.Binz, Newsleecher and Grabit along with a collection of links.
 Beginner's Guide to Newsgroup NewsreadersBeginner's Guide to Newsgroup Newsreaders
Presents newsgroups and newsreaders with a particular focus on binary newsgroups.
Offers binary newsgroup tutorials covering downloading, posting and use of software tools. Includes messageboard.
Explains how to use binary newsgroups.
 Computer PartnersComputer Partners
Brief explanation of newsgroups and instructions for using Netscape Navigator or Outlook Express for reading newsgroups.
 Finding the Appropriate NewsgroupFinding the Appropriate Newsgroup
Lists of groups listed according to where to post common kinds of posts, where to read about common topics, and so on.
 Free Advice on Usenet NewsFree Advice on Usenet News
An editorial introduction to Usenet.
 Freedom Knights of UsenetFreedom 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.
 How to UsenetHow to Usenet
A brief introduction to Usenet, particularly focusing on selecting a server and choosing a newsreader. Also features a collection of useful links.
 Internet Software ConsortiumInternet Software Consortium
An FTP site with archives of various Usenet related documents. Includes active files, control messages, list of Usenet hierarchies.
 Jukka Korpela's Material About UsenetJukka 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.
 Links to Professor Timo Salmi's FAQ MaterialLinks to Professor Timo Salmi's FAQ Material
Timo Salmi has 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.
 Mib Software: Usenet Rapid Knowledge TransferMib Software: Usenet Rapid Knowledge Transfer
Information about Usenet for users and developers.
Information and reviews on newsgroup access providers and newsreaders along with basic tutorials.
Delivers via e-mail articles from user-selected newsgroups. Free service.
 Pi's Smiley ListPi's Smiley List
A list of smilies used on Usenet.
 Rules for Posting to UsenetRules for Posting to Usenet
Brief introduction to Usenet and appropriate guidelines to follow for posting.
 Slyck's Guide to the NewsgroupsSlyck's Guide to the Newsgroups
Tutorials on binary newsgroups : how to download, verify, combine and decode files as well as how to post them. Tutorials on other topics such as IRC and P2P are also available.
Tim Pierce's New's Hacking page. Includes links to RFC 977, 1036, son-of-1036.
 The Usenet Newbie ProjectThe Usenet Newbie Project
A global presentation of Usenet: how to access it, how to read posts, explanation of technical terms and acronyms.
 Usenet on Livinginternet.comUsenet on
History of Usenet as a whole and of specific hierarchies like alt.*, bitnet and fidonet, old Usenet maps, the way the newsgroups work and how to use them, tips on advanced use, useful links.
 Usenet ReplayerUsenet Replayer
Web-based Usenet tools, including news resources archive, news server search, posting and retrieving of Usenet messages, advertising products, and forgery cancellations. Free.
Offers reviews of several websites on newsgroups. Includes a forum where users can share ideas and get assistance.
Provides basic information and links about Usenet with a particular focus on binary newsgroups and related utilities.
A simple and relaxed presentation of Usenet, its history and its specific vocabulary.
 User's Guide to the Changing UsenetUser's Guide to the Changing Usenet
Explains how RFDs (Requests For Discussion) and CFVs (Call For Votes) can be used to change a Usenet newsgroup. Gives tips on how to stay abreast of changes in newsgroups and how to be an active participant.
 Wikipedia: UsenetWikipedia: Usenet
A presentation of Usenet: its history, terms and organization along with technical details and information on binary content.
 yEnc - Encoding for Usenet and E-mailyEnc - Encoding for Usenet and E-mail
Homepage of the public domain encoding format widely used in binary newsgroups. A stand alone yEnc decoder is also available for download with its source code.



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