Category Archives: News

How To Choose A Usenet Service

We know you have lots of choices when it comes to choosing a usenet service provider. There are many usenet companies out there and most offer similar services, but there are definitely a few things you should look for when comparing companies and a few reasons why we believe NewsgroupDirect is the best usenet provider around.

Free Usenet for Bloggers

Do you love usenet? Do you have a blog? Like freebies? If so, we need you! We’re giving away free usenet to bloggers who want to write about NewsgroupDirect.

New Milestone for Usenet Retention

Today we reached a new milestone! Our binary retention has crossed the 2,200 day mark. It’s always exciting when we reach nice round numbers like 2,000 days or 2,200 days. It’s a good time to reflect on how far we’ve come as a company (and an industry). Thanks to our amazing customers for making this continued growth and improvement possible. We couldn’t do it without you!

23rd Anniversary of Tim Berners-Lee’s Announcement of the WWW on Usenet

Today is an important date in the history of both usenet and the world-wide-web. On August 6, 1991 Tim Berners-Lee (while working at CERN in Switzerland) announced his idea for the WorldWideWeb on the usenet group alt.hypertext. The post was one of the most important steps in bringing the modern communication age into existence.

IMPORTANT: NewsgroupDirect Security Breach

There has been a recent data breach at NewsgroupDirect. This is an ongoing investigation and things may change, but as of now we believe that someone unauthorized was able to gain access to our systems between May 1, 2014 and July 8, 2014 (tentative dates). We believe that only new accounts created during this time period…Continue reading →

How We Work at NewsgroupDirect

As part of #NGD10 we’ve decided to do something that we’ve been wanting to do for quite some time. We’re giving you a behind-the-scenes look at the tools that we use everyday. These are the tools, apps and technology that we rely on to make sure to keep our team in sync, and therefore to…Continue reading →