How To Use Backup Servers

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Disclaimer: Our “don’t do anything evil” policy applies. Talking about DMCA takedowns and circumventing them doesn’t imply that we endorse downloading anything copyrighted without permission. Always obey the law in your jurisdiction.   With more and more newsreaders including multi-server support, the use of backup servers has become more and more widespread in the Usenet community. Sometimes it happens that …

Usenet Terms Explained

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In case you are wondering: Here are the most important terms explained. – “Retention“: Describes how long a file will be preserved on the server. Since the Usenet contains so many files, and everyday several Terabytes more are uploaded, data will only be available for a certain period of time, afterwards they will be replaced by more recent content. (Read …

How To Find Files

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Say you are just inquisitive or have subscribed to Usenet and have a newsreader set up, and want to know how to find and download files—this guide shows you the ropes. Disclaimer: We absolve ourselves of promoting or suggesting the use of Usenet for illegal downloads. If in doubt of the legality of a download, consult a lawyer. Want to …

Newshosting Review – Our Favorite Usenet Provider

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Quick Overview: Newshosting offers a high file retention and is able to max out even very fast Internet connections. Also included is a Usenet client that is easy to understand and use even for total beginners, so this service is particularly suited for you if you’re just getting your feet wet. The build-in search engine is as-good-as or even better …

How To Avoid Fake Files On Usenet

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Ever since Usenet became popular, spammers have become a little more common than they used to be. More experienced users have since learned to avoid the fake files posted on the network, but like with torrents, beginners sometimes find themselves a bit overwhelmed. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to detect “crap” uploads, how they look, and …

UseNeXT Review – The Easiest Usenet Provider?

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Quick Overview: UseNeXt was the first one to make Usenet available to the masses, and has definitely had a great part in innovating the industry. As one of the big providers out there, you get good speeds, a high retention and a client with all important features to make downloads a one-click thing, very good for Usenet beginners. Pricing is …