Usenet is a worldwide, distributed discussion system, consisting of a large number of “newsgroups” with names that are classified hierarchically by subject. It works like a giant electronic pin board, where people can post messages and reply to other people’s messages.
To learn more about what Usenet is and how it works, read the FAQ at http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/what-is/part1/
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