...all you have to do is Google "free usenet servers". You'll find a
ton of them out there. Then choose one that serves up the NG you want,
and set up your browser of choice to use that server. As long as you
can get on the net, you're golden.
I used to do this with my PowerBook - when roaming off my home net...my
ISP won't let me access NGs or my own e-mail using my client of choice
unless I'm on my home network. No biggie - webmail or secure server on
the road, and free usenet sever for NG access.
Choices...one ALWAYS has choices...
When I watched the Verizon guy spend a day and half hooking up my neighbor
it brought the thought to mind - you can change the name - but it's same
old phone company. Hopefully optonline won't use this as a excuse to do the
same. Optonline originaly set me up for cable in under and hour. When they
offered net services it took me about 10 minutes to do the hardware