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Sams Teach Yourself the Internet in 24 Hours, Sixth Edition by Ned Snell

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Chapter 7. Participating in Newsgroups and Mailing Lists

Now that you’ve gotten started with email and chat, it’s time to look at a couple of other ways of communicating: newsgroups and mailing lists. They both share aspects of emailing and chatting, but they work in different ways. And they both offer great ways to get involved with a subject that interests you, or to just have fun.

At the end of the hour, you’ll be able to answer the following questions:

What are newsgroups?

How do I find and open a newsgroup?

How do I navigate among and read the messages in a newsgroup?

How do I contribute to a newsgroup?

What are the two kinds of mailing lists, and the two different email addresses I need to use most mailing lists?

How can I find the addresses ...

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