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Re: Microsoft To Kill Off Support Newsgroups

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____/ Terry Porter on Thursday 06 May 2010 02:04 : \____

> When you can't stand the heat, get out of the oven ?
> begin{quote}
> Beginning in June 2010, Microsoft will begin closing newsgroups and
> migrating users to Microsoft forums that include Microsoft Answers,
> TechNet and MSDN.
> This move will centralize content, make it easier for contributors to
> retain their influence, reduce redundancies and make content easier to
> find.
>  Overall, forums offer a better spam management platform that will
> improve customer satisfaction by encouraging a healthy discussion space.
> end{quote}
> http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/default.mspx

In general, ISPs gradually phase USENET out. KNode is not being developed much, either.

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