Some Newsgroups About the Net
(Note: You will only be able to access those newsgroups which
your Netnews Server receives.)
- Discussions on the culture of Usenet News. Or rather
meta-discussions. This (and the rest of these groups) are
intended for the discussion of the medium being used to discuss.
- Discussions in the NEWS big-7 about Usenet.
- Conversations about the future of Usenet News and NetNews.
- People who want to talk about the culture of the Internet.
- People who want to talk about the culture of Usenet / Netnews.
- People who want to talk about the culture of the World Wide Web.
- Discussions of life (??) on the Internet. Usually not very active.
- I like this one! Conversations about what happens in
"cyberspace" (A rather loose term.) [Hmmpf, seems to be have been
taken over by the "neu neutopian" crowd. Dunno what the group
really is anymore!]
- Discussions about the various forms of Net-Abuse that have arisen
- Discusions of scandals taking place on the Net.
- Discussions about how the Net is covered in the traditional mass media of
Newspapers, Magazines, TV and Radio.
- Where netnews policy is activly formed. An open newsgroup, feel free to
- General topics about netnews administration.
- Where technical questions and issues about netnews administration are
raised and discussed.
- Where new newsgroups are born for the big-7 hierarchy (comp,misc,news,rec,
- Announcements of new newsgroups. [moderated]
- Resource to help figure out what newsgroups to post and read.
- Newsgroups are reviewed here. [moderated]
- Like news.groups, but for the alt area of netnews. This is where new
newsgroups petitions and the like are floated.
Back to the Netizens Cyberstop!
- Discussion about the Effect of Computers on Society. [Moderated]
- Seems to be down for a prolonged period of time. Unsure of
the satus of this newsgroup/mailing list. It would be a real loss
if this is a permanent closure.
- Similar to alt.current-events.net-abuse and alt.net.scandal.
Michael Hauben / firstname.lastname@example.org