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After taking a hard line against BitTorrent and file-sharing sites, PayPal has moved onto Usenet service providers, freezing funds and stopping them accepting payments to their accounts.
Usenet, short for User Network, is a distributed Internet discussion system similar to a web forum, like Neowin. You can join and participate in Usenet communities from a wide variety of places using a wide...
Researchers at Microsoft are working on technology that makes it easier to navigate Usenet news groups and could eventually help clear clutter in e-mail inboxes, a Microsoft researcher said Tuesday. A Microsoft concept called the...
Usenet posts by Telewest blueyonder Internet service subscribers are been blocked by other news providers because of complaints over spam. In a notice to users yesterday, Telewest explains that a Usenet Death...
S'kiddies have taken out the mail server used by the moderators of an Islamic Usenet group in the latest of a serious of untargeted attacks by "vigilante" hackers following last week's terrorist attacks on the...