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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 […]

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 […]

Choosing A Usenet Provider

Finding the Right Usenet Service Completion, speed, number of newsgroups carried, retention, web interface, number of servers, unlimited downloads and quality of support are just a few of the things you should look for when shopping for a Usenet/newsgroup provider. For those of you who are not sure what each specific term refers to, here […]

Why Download Speeds and Retention Are Important

A Usenet newsgroup is a part of the Usenet system where, millions of users residing in many different regions around the World post messages. The term “newsgroup” could be quite misleading, as it (Usenet Newsgroups) is basically a discussion group, or binary group containing images, computer programs, video and audio files. Technically speaking, on the […]

Newsgroup Web Browser Access

What is a Newsgroup Web Gateway? Usenet web is recommended to beginning users, to people who do not own a newsreader program, or to travelers who usually use a newsreader but do not have one on hand at the time. It is a very handy way to get into Usenet and do what you usually […]

Team Fortress 2 for Free

Team Fortress 2 is following in the path of farming Facebook games, time-sink mobile apps, failed MMOs and Asian kart racers. Valve’s funny shooter is now free to download and play on PC and Mac computers. Steam users can now download and play the full version of Team Fortress 2— including all 9 character classes, […]

Is Your ISP Limiting Usenet Downloads?

ISP Usenet Bandwidth Throttling Some Internet Service Providers (ISP) have implemented what is best known as traffic shaping or bandwidth throttling to help lower the resources used on their networks. To counter these tactics used by ISP’s Usenet providers such as Fastusenet.org have implemented secure socket layer connections (SSL) that use alternative routes on the […]

Newsgroup Censorship & Usenet Privacy

What is Censorship? Censorship is the act of examining books, movies, films, web pages, or other material and the subsequent removal or suppression of what is considered morally, politically, or otherwise objectionable. Many different people from many different areas read and use the news in Usenet. That means that there could be thousands or millions […]

Image Usenet Newsgroups

What are Image Newsgroups? Image newsgroups are simply groups in Usenet that contain various images, photos, and graphics. There are many image newsgroups today, for the many different tastes of the people who frequent Usenet. What Can You Find in the Image Newsgroups? You can certainly find all kinds of animated, hand-drawn, or photographic images. […]

Free Usenet Newsgroups

Free Newsgroups? Basically, newsgroups are a means of “public discussion,” using Usenet. (Usenet, in its basic form, is a set of computer servers that host newsgroup articles for people to look at) They are A place where people can post newsgroup articles (messages). These messages look similar to e-mails, but they could possibly be read […]

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