From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
The Usenet Big-8 Management Board
- creates well-named, well-used newsgroups in the Big-8 Usenet hierarchies,
- makes necessary adjustments to existing groups,
- removes groups that are not well-used, and
- assists and encourages the support of a canonical Big-8 newsgroup list by Usenet sites.
- 2023-03-14: Talk at LibrePlanet 2023: "Federation and moderation: Usenet as the original decentralized social network"
- 2022-12-16: MODERATOR FOUND: comp.os.linux.announce
- 2022-07-08: RESULT: no change to news.groups.proposals
- 2022-06-27: 2nd RFD: Charter/moderation policy change, news.groups.proposals - LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS
- 2022-06-13: 2nd RFD: Charter/moderation policy change, news.groups.proposals
- 2022-05-20: RFD: Charter/moderation policy change, news.groups.proposals
- 2022-03-28: RESULT: comp.software.shareware.announce and comp.software.shareware.authors will be removed
- 2022-03-16: 2nd RFD: Remove comp.software.shareware.announce and comp.software.shareware.authors - LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS