Originally Posted by sailor
Never seen a good "free" newsserver...plenty of sites you pay for are just as bad....why doesn't your ISP have a newsserver?
Very few (actually, maybe only 1 or 2) Japanese ISPs carry Usenet. My previous provider (Was IBM.Net, then it changed to AT&T WorldNet, then it changed to Jens SpinNet) dropped their news server last year. No choice but to use third-party.