From: John Ruschmeyer <>
Date: Wed Feb 14 10:06:55 2001

>Date: 13 Feb 01 04:21:06 +0100
>From: "Iggy Drougge" <>
>Subject: Re: Dejanews
>Julian Richardson skrev:
>>OK, what on earth happened to the Dejanews archive? Seems like they've been
>>taken over by Google (leading us one step closer to a single corporation
>>controlling the entire world, no doubt! :-)
>At least that's a step in the right direction. Google are actually providing a
>good, clean service, whereas the big players such as Altavista and Deja(News)
>have turned into Yahoo-esque media conglomerates offering everything but a
>search engine. Perhaps will this mean that one won't have to wade through
>tonnes of ads and unasked for services on Deja in the future?

Even better, they are going to be reinstating the dejaNews archives
back to 1995.

Now if someone would just find a way to incorporate the old Usenet on
CD archives and, perhaps, take donations of single articles that
people may have archived personally.

Received on Wed Feb 14 2001 - 10:06:55 GMT

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