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Microsoft hitting 'unsubscribe' on newsgroups

Starting next month, the software maker will phase out support for the older discussion hubs, pointing users instead to its various Web-based forums.

By May 4, 2010

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ISPs agree to block access to child porn sites, newsgroups

Verizon, Sprint, and Time Warner Cable agree to block Internet newsgroups and Web sites nationwide that disseminate child pornography, according to The New York Times.

By June 9, 2008

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Getting Newsgroups via Comcast

Getting Newsgroups via Comcast

By February 28, 2002

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Netscape newsgroup for asking tech support questions

Netscape newsgroup for asking tech support questions

By September 4, 1998

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"WM/PolyPoster Virus Steals User Documents And Posts Them on Usenet Newsgroup Boards"

"WM/PolyPoster Virus Steals User Documents And Posts Them on Usenet Newsgroup Boards"

By June 19, 1998

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Verizon offers details of Usenet deletion: alt.* groups, others gone

N.Y. state attorney general says he found child porn on 88 Usenet newsgroups. As a result, Verizon is deleting tens of thousands of them.

By June 12, 2008

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RIAA tries to pull plug on Usenet. Seriously.

The Recording Industry Association of America chooses a new target: Usenet. RIAA attorneys claim binary newsgroups are rife with copyright infringement--and they may even win.

By October 16, 2007

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Comcast, NetZero latest providers to bow to Cuomo's Usenet campaign

After New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's threat of legal action, Comcast has agreed to curtail Usenet access. It's still not clear what, if any, newsgroups will be removed.

By July 30, 2008

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N.Y. AG says AOL will curb access to Usenet. It already did

Andrew Cuomo says the Time Warner unit will delete child porn when notified (it already does) and remove sexually explicit Usenet newsgroups (AOL stopped offering Usenet in 2005).

By July 10, 2008

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ISPs: We're limiting our own Usenet groups, not blocking others

New York state attorney general said he successfully pressured ISPs to limit the Usenet newsgroups they would offer. That doesn't mean they're blocking access to third-party services.

By June 12, 2008