en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usenet

Usenet is a worldwide distributed discussion system available on computers. It was developed ... A major difference between a BBS or web forum and Usenet is the absence of a .... recreation and entertainment (rec.music, rec.arts.movies); sci. ..... the growing popularity of weblogs, chat forums and on-line conferencing.

www.chinasite.com/Technology/Internet/Newsgroup.html

Feb 16, 2008 ... China/Chinese BBS, Web Forums and Web Chat Rooms ... topics such as stock, food, games, sports, movies, music, Internet, legal, military, . ... its description is " Discussion of Chinese pop music, mainly artists from Taiwan ...

www.reddit.com/r/usenet/comments/97mikj/will_usenet_ever_come_back_as_a_discussions_forum

Unless most of people here, I miss old Usenet, the era when Usenet was ... such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has a built-in voice chat, ...

www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-we-talk-online-a-history-of-online-forums-from-cavemen-days-to-the-present

Oct 23, 2012 ... So in this sense, Usenet is like a modern-day forum. ... real-time online communication becomes a reality with IRC, or Internet relay chat. IRC is ...

www.itchycats.com/faq

Itchycats is the easiest and fastest usenet provider on the planet. ... Usenet is not a chat program ... Usenet is most similar the the way that a combination of e-mail, and forums work. ... Newsgroups can offer articles on every topic from education, music, culture, language, arts, movies, or any thing you could possibly imagine.

writing.colostate.edu/guides/page.cfm?pageid=462&guideid=22

Newsgroups and Discussion Forums, Email Lists and Chat Rooms are ... in their specific fields: science, religion, the arts, sports and business to name a few.

medium.com/@ValdikSS/how-to-search-and-download-unpopular-and-old-files-on-the-internet-e5947ef507ba

Oct 13, 2017 ... Got torrent file, import it into client, quickly download up to 14.7% and… that's it. ... torrent trackers and file sharing, searching for movie source (DVD or ... in the middle between forums and email: so-called “newsgroups” (Usenet .... Internet Relay Chat is an old protocol for text communications which is still ...

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4442826

Aug 28, 2012 ... At some point I started downloading movies from Usenet, for various ..... It was a forum for discussion primarily, until it was overrun by spam. .... The day when one eco-system provides me with state of the art resolution movies ...

superuser.com/questions/1041917/difference-between-usenet-and-forums-in-terms-of-servers

Here's a simplistic explanation. Usenet is like a distributed bulletin board system. Messages are stored in news servers worldwide, and each ...