franknagy writes: "This announcement message has appeared in all the news groups on
the AT&T/SBC News Server:
Please note that on or around July 15, 2009, AT&T will no longer be
offering access to the Usenet netnews service. If you wish to continue
reading Usenet newsgroups, access is available through third-party
So what free or low-cost alternatives are available for Netnews and
the NNTP services for clients?"