Re: RIP news.orcon.net.nz

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Frank Williams, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. On Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:17:48 +1200, Crash <>
    wrote:

    >Orcon have announced that their nntp server will be switched of on
    >Friday. Apparently the hardware needs replacement and Orcon cant
    >justify the cost of the hardware or the cost of running it. Hardly
    >surprising given that there are so few of us using it.
    >
    >I know there are a number of nntp servers out there, but I wonder if
    >there are any NZ-based ISPs that still run one?



    I thought that Actrix did..


    The big problem is Data Storage that is the big reason and the emails
    are the next, both these services need lots of storage..
     
    Frank Williams, Jul 11, 2013
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