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Jeff Bezos Posts Job Listing on Usenet over 24 Years Ago

Around 24 years ago a not yet know business owner posted a job listing on Usenet. It was for a company called Cadabra which would eventually turn into Amazon.com. As we know Amazon has become a $930+ billion dollar company and continues to grow. It’s fun to see that Jeff was utilizing Usenet to help […]

Fast Usenet Now in Dutch

Fast Usenet has now been translated to Dutch! Over the years we’ve welcomed thousands of customers from the Netherlands. We wanted to make our website experience a little more personal for for them. We hope that everyone that speaks Dutch enjoys the new translation.

We Love You Germany!

The staff at Fast Usenet visited Germany a few years back and loved it. We were in Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Cologne. The beer, food and culture were amazing and we can’t wait to go back. Our visit to Germany made us think. Maybe we should translate Fast Usenet into German. So that’s exactly what we […]

Hello Instagram

We’re now on Instagram… Hooray! Usenet was the originally social media platform but as you know times have changed. You can still find awesome topics of discussion on Usenet but we also like other social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and now Instagram. We plan on posting images from around the office. Visit the […]

I ❤️ Love Usenet Special Offer

It’s February and Valentine’s day is fast approaching. What better way to celebrate than to sign up for a Fast Usenet Unlimited account 😊. Sign up between now and the end of February and you’ll get Unlimited Usenet service for only $5.95/month… no strings attached. This discounted rate will last for the life of your […]

Guide to Usenet Newsgroups

Think of a Newsgroup as a category of discussion, where people with similar interests get together to discuss a specific topic. The variety of Newsgroup topics is vast; you can find Newsgroups pertaining to everything from your favorite soap opera to the most advanced theoretical scientific discussions.

European Specific Newsgroups

What are the European Newsgroups? What the term “European Newsgroups” refers to are all the newsgroups that contain discussions in one of the many languages spoken on the European continent. German Belgian Spanish French Dutch UK (Britain) Swedish Countries With Usenet Hierarchies There are separate newsgroup hierarchies for the speakers of different languages specific to […]

Newsgroup Hierarchies (Categories)

There is the Big 8 hierarchy of newsgroups, which contains 8 famous groups of newsgroups. The “Big Eight,” most common first-level categories. More specific newsgroup categories include: can.* (Canadian groups), k12.* (kinder garden to grade 12 discussions), etc.

3,650 Days Usenet Retention

Current Retention Time Retention is now at 3,650 days and growing. We have new computer hardware coming in all the time and we are constantly upgrading our servers. Retention won’t stop growing anytime soon so check back often and see what our current retention rates have grown too. Fast Usenet Retention Fast Usenet, a premium provider […]

GrabIt v1.7.5 Released

GrabIt version 1.7.5 has been released. The latest version of GrabIt includes an important bug fix for all Fast Usenet members. The previous version of GrabIt stopped returning search results in some newsgroups prior to November 2017. This fix moves GrabIt to 64bit IDs which is required as GrabIt search has grown to over 4,294,967,295 […]

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