Excite@Home pulls file-swap newsgroups

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#1

I just posted the article Excite@Home pulls file-swap newsgroups.

Excite@Home has closed down several news groups that were sharing copyright protected materials. This is probably going to be a trend, as ISP’s are held liable for the stuff people put on the…

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#2

I hae two words for them but i cannot post them :wink:


#3

Let me guess - “that’s good”. I don’t see the problem, there aren’t any “alt.binary” newsgroups anyway :stuck_out_tongue:


#4

Well, that would explain why I couldn’t get to the @Home news servers this past weekend. Looks like I get to spend money on a subscription-based newsfeed. If it wasn’t for the fact that my only other 'Net alternative was 56k, I’d tell @Home where to stick their cable modems. :slight_smile: