[Bioforum] Re: BIONET is public, we have to live with it.

Christian Praetorius prae at gmx.net
Tue Aug 8 09:06:18 EST 2006


Brian Fristensky <frist at cc.umanitoba.ca> wrote:

>is that the persistance of the USENET newsgroups goes back
>to their very beginning in the 1980's (getting close to 20
>years!). I believe that archives of these groups were
>available via gopher:// and ftp:// , even before the
>modern WWW.

Yes. It was also possible to get the on monthly disks...

>It is very hard to see how someone demanding the
>deletion of specific posts has a legal leg to
>stand on.

This is something I also cannot understand. There is only one way, to
avoid this: Do not post.

Christian

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