• Usenet-Next - A proposal to create a very strict NNTP network with nosp

    From Deavmi@46:1/107 to DOVE-Net.Internet,AGN_BBS,FIDO.INTE on Sunday, November 20, 2016 18:44:08
    So, I was not born in the Usenet era and honestly would have like to had
    what they had - a standard protocol for communication. This exists today
    but guess what has happened to it, SPAM, SPAM and more SPAM.

    I want an NNTP network and I know many others do as well, I surely
    cannot be alone in a quest for a protocol which allows discussions on
    topics with any client you want to use. Therefore I want to create a new Usenet, in this proposal I shall refer to it as Usenet-Next as it needs
    a name that people can use to relate to this proposal.


    So how shall we make our network rid of spam. Well the thing is to be
    strict in both the user registration process and the server
    configurations and who our servers peer with. I am not well versed at
    all in NNTP but that is why I'd like to get you people to mail me
    (deavmi [at] disroot [dot] org) so we discuss the setup but also the
    rules for the network which will be very strict and lastly how these
    things are linked together.


    Remember, we are not migrating Usenet but creating our own network, Usenet-Next, therefore we will not have any relation to the Usenet
    network or community, the only relation we will have is making them
    aware of our new proposal and network.


    I would like to save the idea of a distributed network of servers
    tossing posts around to create a decentralized but common database of
    news - this is Usenet. I would greatly appreciate mail from anyone who
    would like to discuss this proposal and do some tests and setup the
    network. I would also like to note that I am not making myself the
    network king or anything, I just want to start the discussion.


    I am sorry for the spam I have caused. But spam is something that is
    useless, and this is not spam. I have contradicted myself there, sorry.
    I just felt that this is a matter of emergency. I don't want to resort
    to terrible centralized web forums, I love Usenet, even for the 2 days I
    have been using it but I could not come to terms with and accept the spam.


    Sincerely,
    Tristan B. Kildaire (Deavmi)
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  • From Robert Wolfe@46:1/152 to Deavmi on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 22:22:18
    So, I was not born in the Usenet era and honestly would have like to had what they had - a standard protocol for communication. This exists today but guess what has happened to it, SPAM, SPAM and more SPAM.

    Already been proposed, and never really took off.

    ... Basic programmers never die, they gosub and don't return
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