Paypal Bans Usenet Providers Over Piracy Concerns PayPal is widely known for their aggressive stance towards BitTorrent sites and file-sharing services, and now this policy has also been actively applied to Usenet providers. On Tuesday, PayPal cut off its services to five Usenet resellers including ... 11/21/2012 - 2:38 am | View Link
Free Anonymous Usenet Downloading With Just a Web Browser Additionally, even when traditional companies offer a free Usenet trial they still require users to register their credit cards, a huge problem for those who don’t have one. UsenetStorm’s basic service is completely free, no strings. “The only ... 06/9/2012 - 6:54 pm | View Link
Ask LH: Is Usenet Safer Than BitTorrent? Title image remixed from Leremy (Shutterstock). First off, BitTorrent and Usenet are both pretty safe provided you’re not downloading anything illegal and we don’t condone you use either for anything else. That said, you can face problems even if you ... 04/27/2012 - 10:43 pm | View Link
Is Usenet Safer than BitTorrent? Dear Lifehacker, I've been downloading torrents for a long time and people keep telling me about how great Usenet is, but is it actually safer than BitTorrent downloads? Or is it just not as popular? First off, BitTorrent and Usenet are both pretty safe ... 04/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Usenet vs Torrents – Strengths & Weaknesses Compared With increasingly scary letters being sent to people accused of downloading copyrighted works via torrents, many are considering switching their filesharing habits to Usenet. Is this a wise choice though? What are the pros and cons of each? What factors ... 04/6/2012 - 2:41 pm | View Link
A British woman stood up by her date more than 30 years ago is set to marry him after tracking him down on Facebook. Mandy Ashforth, 48, was left heartbroken in 1982 after her holiday crush Barrie Moat failed to show after the couple agreed to meet following a whirlwind holiday romance.
The National Park Service has given the public more time to comment on a plan to improve the electrical power distribution system in Yellowstone National Park.
The comment period was extended for an additional 15 days until Dec.
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