[Nottingham] USENET news servers

Simon flibble at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 12:50:08 GMT 2006

On 01/03/06, Tim Emanuel <tim.emanuel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/1/06, Ted <ted at nowtsfree.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> > Hi folks, sorry its such a long time since I last posted, but I
> > do still lurk here :-).
> Probably about as long as since I posted.
> > 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.
> DFN NetNews offer a free service which I've used in the past and it
> was fine. They are at http://news.cis.dfn.de/ which is all in German.
> I'm pretty sure there was an English version when I signed up, but I
> can't find it now.

DFN is no longer available for new members and the replacement
service, news.individual.net, has a fee.

You could try the list at http://freenews.maxbaud.net

I use Google Groups myself.


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