- A distributed discussion system, consisting of sets of newsgroups
which are ordered hierarchically by subject. Usenet utilises the NNTP
(protocol) for communication between newsgroup servers and between
newsgroup server and client.
For more information see:
- www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/what-is/part1/ - Lengthy article on what is (and is not) a Usenet.
- www.dsv.su.se/~jpalme/e-mail-book/usenet-news.html - article on how the usenet news protocol works.
- www.giganews.com - Giganews service, one of the best newsgroup providers.