by rupe

What are some notable events in Usenet history?

Following, in no particular order. These are correct, to the best of my knowledge, but I'd appreciate hearing of any errors that might be present, and will make changes accordingly. Corrections can be sent to . Google Groups also has a Usenet Timeline which shows a large number of significant events since 1981.

... More on the way.


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178.   Why isn't my PCS email working on my Cingular/PB Wireless phone?   [rupe/2001-02-12]
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135.   Why shouldn't I use RH7?   [rupe/2000-10-12]
90.   What happened to Jesse and TreesN at sf2600 may2000?   [strick/2000-05-06]
81.   How do I do port-forwarding with ssh?   [robey/2001-03-25]
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