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Usenet - Are YOU using it?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Asif WILSON Khan, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I have not been on Usenet for years and was wondering how many of you use it.

    I would like to know who currently is the best provider and what is the best newsreader?

    Also apart from being an affiliate for a provider, do you use it in your money making arsenal?

    Cheers




    For those that might not be familiar with it, here is the Wikipedia page:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usenet
     
  2. ddederick

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    I don't use it. Still prefering torrents, warez forums, etc
     
  3. redrubies

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    I haven't used usenet in many years.
     
  4. Groen

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    Have always been using usenet as I've rarely been able to utilize my entire connection while downloading torrents.
    Always been using Newsleecher as newsreader and it has been working like a charm and have never witnissed it crashing.
    After newzbin went down, I've been using nzbs.in to search
     
  5. GoldenGlovez

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    Most Usenet providers nowadays are fairly competitive.. I miss the days when you actually had Usenet access for free from ISPs. I've been using Newsdemon for the last 5 years and they work great worldwide, so I'd recommend them.
     
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    JennieP Newbie

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    Astraweb has been good to me for the past years.
     
  7. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Thanks for the recommendations. Will look into them.
     
  8. grokish

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    I find Usenet preferable to torrents because you can download a lot faster plus you can leech ..ie you don't have to upload. I have been using UsenetServer plus a block account from Astraweb for any missing parts 4 years now.

    There are some special offers on various Usenet providers on the site UsenetReviewz
     
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    regularly. but many isp companies are dropping access.
     
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    i cancelled everything after NZBMatrix went down, was with Astraweb...