Preserving Usenet

from the lost-cause? dept

Apparently has agreed to sell off their Usenet archive prompting Wired to wonder what this means for Usenet. The suggestion is that the archives may eventually disappear altogether. I agree that this would be unfortunate, but a small part of me (the part that left Usenet in disgust many many years ago) senses it’s time to let it go. Though, somehow I doubt it will disappear forever. Someone will figure out a way to keep the archives.

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