What is Binary Posting? Binary posting is simply the process of posting binary files to the newsgroup-containing community called Usenet. Usenet is comprised of more than 120,000 newsgroups, each with its own area of interest. Some groups contain text discussions between hundreds or thousands of people throughout the world. Respectively, the groups containing discussions are […]

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What are Binary Pictures? Binary picture is another way of referring to the picture files that the Usenet newsgroups contain. Why are they called binary? Binary is a term that encompasses all files that the online Usenet community contains. There are many text articles in Usenet as well that contain discussions and conversations between people […]

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A short time after people started utilizing Usenet as an all-text discussion forum, the users of certain newsgroups thought that this system would be ideal to share files with each other. However, the newsgroups were not designed to transfer binary files – they could only transfer text files. Users then thought of taking a binary […]

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Binary free server is a term that refers to the free access that users can get out on the Internet. There are some pros and cons about free servers and we’ll cover them both, so you and other users have a better understanding when you see the words “FREE”. Pros The pros are simple and […]

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Fastusenet.org has been awarded the “Best New Usenet Provider 2010″ award by Newsgroupreviews.com! Our friends over at Newsgroupreviews.com wrote up a nice review about our service. Head over to Newsgroupreviews.com to read the full Fast Usenet review. “FastUsenet is new to the game but they bring a lot to the table. Launching in September 2010 […]

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What is a Binary File? A binary file is a non-text file that is encoded as a text file so that it can be transferred across the Usenet network. A binary file is any file that is not just normal text. When a Usenet user wants to be able to download videos, images, or software […]

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Binary File De-Compressor A binary decompress or, also known as a binary compressor (since it does both compressing and decompressing), is simply a binary encoding/decoding program such as WinZip or WinRar. Those software applications are generally known as file compression programs in layman’s terms but the process is more commonly known as encoding and decoding […]

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Belgian Newsgroups Fast Usenet carries over 120,000 newsgroups and Belgian newsgroups (also known as BE Newsgroups) happen to be in that list for our overseas friends to use while at their homeland or when they are traveling so they can still plug into Belgian news. Belgian newsgroups are both binary and text but mainly text. […]

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Article posting has really become a huge part of Usenet because with posts coming in and going out, there really wouldn’t be much of a Usenet. We’re going to run through a few things on how easy it is to post at FastUsenet.org. Some guidelines and rules should be followed so that your posting experience […]

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What Is The Alt. Newsgroup Hierarchy? The alt. newsgroup hierarchy is a first level newsgroup description that is meant for binaries. Binaries are the files that you download from Usenet such as pictures. If you do not know what a newsgroup is, it is a place within Usenet where you can post messages for others […]

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