Usenet And newzBin – An Homage To A Part Of My Childhood

The Main Guru Usenet

Instead of our usual reviews, we decided to let someone from the team write a nostalgic article on one of the greatest innovators in Usenet of the last decade. It is not necessarily factual, as emotions often toy with the memories, so some details might be off. As always, this article is not meant to encourage you to download anything …

DMCA And Privacy: Usenet Providers Answer

The Main Guru Usenet, Usenet Providers

For our series on DMCA requests, and for additional information about posting and downloading privacy, we send most large providers an email with a number of questions. No distinction was made between providers with their own architecture and “resellers” who merely resell Usenet access under their own name. Most did not respond at all or simply send us a link …

Binsearch – Easy To Use, But Loads Of Spam

The Main Guru Search Engines, Usenet

Binsearch is one of the best known search engines for NZB files on the net. You can search for posts that are up to 1100 days old. Not a bad site but others often get you better search results with less spam. Also it was very difficult for us to find certain kinds of content, for example some TV series. …

BTGuard Review – Security For Torrents

The Main Guru VPN, VPN Reviews

Quick Overview: BTGuard is a service that was originally made to only anonymize torrent traffic, and it works reasonably good for that purpose. Pricing and speed is acceptable, although there are cheaper and faster services. If you don’t need a VPN to encrypt all your traffic, it might be a good choice. However when comparing it to other privacy services, …