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Scheduled Service Change: Newsstand service retirement

Last Updated:
2012-06-15 00:00:00
Event:
2012-07-08 00:00:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
User Impact:
The service will no longer be available. However, the USENET content may be accessed via other service providers on the Internet.
Workaround:
There is no workaround for this issue
Current Status:
N/A
Services Affected:
Full Description:
On Sunday, July 15, CIT will retire the Newsstand service (newsstand.cit.cornell.edu). It has essentially been unused for the past 6 months. All groups will be removed on Sunday, July 8, and the server will be retired on July 15.\n\nThe Newsstand service provided access to USENET newsgroups to the Cornell community and also hosted locally created newsgroups. Newer technologies have largely taken ...