Usenet


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Use·net

or USE·NET  (yo͞oz′nĕt′)
n.
A messaging system that uses a computer network, especially the internet, to transfer or archive posts organized in thematic groups.
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Usenet

(ˈjuːzˌnɛt)
n
(Computer Science) computing a vast collection of newsgroups that follow agreed naming, maintaining, and distribution practices
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Use•net

or USENET

(ˈyuzˌnɛt, ˈyus-)
n.
Computers. an extensive system of newsgroups: a branch of the Internet.
[1980–85; use(rs') + net (work)]
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Usenet

[ˈjuːznet] NUsenet f or m
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Usenet

[ˈjuːznɛt] nUsenet m
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"Even though Usenet rules aren't posted, you will know if you've broken them." First, he said, messages tend to sound harsher than their authors intended.
If a hoax appears in a Usenet newsgroup, see if someone else rebuts it before adding your voice to the fray.
Just like that, almost half a million people would be cut off from the Usenet, which is the collection of more than 20,000 Internet discussion areas or news groups.
Usenet - The superset of the Internet and other networks that use common e-mail and newsgroup protocols to communicate with each other.
POLICE-L is neither a site on the World Wide Web nor a Usenet newsgroup.
Usenet newsgroups are arranged hierarchically by category.
Examples include the World Wide Web, electronic mail, Gopher, usenet, and, of course, online games.
The discussion could take place over a listserv, on a bulletin board, or in a USENET newsgroup.
to find out who's doing what"; and "USENET news groups offer the best support because these people direct me to the right source.
In the segment of the Internet known as Usenet, where the popular discussion forums called "newsgroups" are found, people debate subjects as broad as polities and as specific as particle physics.
Users can post messages to USENET groups which are then transmitted to all machines in the world which carry each particular group.
* Emphasize actionable, engaging text: "It's true that in the usenet groups, you'll get killed if you show up with a high-energy sales message.