Technical Team

From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
Revision as of 19:02, 28 June 2020 by Tristan Miller (talk | contribs) (restoring from Kathy Morgan's static wiki)

Members and Duties

The Technical Team is appointed by the Board to issue control messages, moderate announcement groups, maintain the web site and mailing lists, and perform other similar duties required to achieve the mission of the B8MB.

Coordinator: Tim Skirvin

Contact address:


  • Russ Allbery -- PGP control keys, scripts
  • Todd Michel McComb -- n.a.n. moderation
  • Dave Sill -- wikimaster, news.admin.announce moderation team, 24/7/365 technical support for Board members.


  • submission address:
  • e-mail contact:
  • Moderators: Brian Emonds, Tim Skirvin, and Dave Sill.
  • n.a.a. Charter: "News.admin.announce is a forum for important announcements for news administrators. It is a moderated forum, watched over by a team of moderators for added speed. Possible topics for messages include announcements regarding news transport or browsing software, Frequently Asked Questions lists, announcements of new EMP cancellers, announcements of new cancellation criteria, reports that directly relate to the future of Usenet, reports on legal issues that directly affect news administrators such as the Communications Decency Act, and so forth. ..."


Domain Registration


The domain is registered to the Board's account at Kathy Morgan has the account ID and password.


The registraion record contains the address of a DNS server run by Tim Skirvin.

See also Policy on domain registration and maintenance.


The Big-8 Board Mailing address is hosted by Google.



The following people are subscribed to the board's mailing list, even though they are not members.

  • Russ Allbery
  • Steve Bonine
  • Tim Skirvin
  • Dave Sill