[Nottingham] USENET news servers

Alan Pope alan.pope at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 09:36:09 GMT 2006

On 3/1/06, Michael Erskine <msemtd at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wednesday 01 March 2006 01:36, Ted wrote:
> > My ISP (freeserve) recently announced its no longer offering
> > an NNTP service. Can anyone recommend a FREE news server?
> > Slow modem connection. Not interested in binary groups.
> > Just a few comp, uk, sci, and a couple of alt groups.
> Hi Ted,
> Google Groups carries probably all of the groups you require. e.g. : -
> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.linux/

But that's not NNTP, that's HTTP, which is no good over dial up.

I know there are lists of free and non-free nntp servers, but I don't
use them because a) I have broadband and b) my ISP has nntp servers.


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