Re: Accesses News Group
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 17:06:32 -0400
"Preston" <dontwantany_at_nowhere.invalid> wrote in message
> Dereck L. Dietz wrote:
>> I just received an email informing me that my internet provider is
>> not going to support newsgroups starting the middle of next month
>> though they said some would be "for a fee".
> Do you mean they're not going to provide a usenet feed themselves, or
> they're going to block the NNTP ports completely? If the latter, I'd
> change ISP pronto!
>> I think these groups can also be accessed from the web but I'm not
>> familiar with the URL. Can anybody point me to the appropriate URLs?
> Assuming you'll still have NNTP access, there are other providers. E.g.
> news.eternal-september.org is free & fairly reliable, or individual.net
> is 10 euros/year & extremely reliable. Either are far better than any
> of the web interfaces, but if you /have/ to do it that way,
I use Outlook Express and I'm not sure how to set up another NNTP for something like news.eternal-september.org.
The only one I seem to have access to is the one AT&T has set up. Received on Wed Jun 17 2009 - 16:06:32 CDT