As the Newzbin resurrection sage continues, the boss of Team R Dogs has been answering a whole range of questions about the site’s return. More than $40,000 has been invested in the project so far, a coder hired and they aren’t scared of the MPA either. “We’ll just do a Pirate Bay on them,” they […]

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Late last week, ex-members of the now defunct Newzbin indexing site started receiving emails from a group claiming to have obtained the site’s source code and databases. Now it’s being claimed by an ex-director that the Newzbin domain name was sold to a Seychelles-based company to help clear company debts. —————————————————————————————————– At the beginning of […]

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Duke to shut Usenet server, home to the first electronic newsgroups. This week marks the end of an era for one of the earliest pieces of Internet history, which got its start at Duke more than 30 years ago. ————————————————————————————————- Duke University in North Carolina is where Usenet began, and today the institution is shutting […]

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