From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
From: (Big 8 Management Board)
Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups.proposals,talk.current-events
Subject: RFD: remove talk.current-events moderated (LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS)
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 03:00:23 EDT
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                      REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
                       remove talk.current-events

This is a formal Request For Discussion (RFD) to remove the moderated
newsgroup talk.current-events.


The B8MB plans to begin voting on this proposal after five days.  Please
offer any final discussion or comments before the end of this waiting
period.  Voting may take up to one week (7 days); a result will be
following the end of the voting period.

All discussion of this proposal should be posted to

The full group removal procedure is documented here:

RATIONALE: remove talk.current-events

While the group was successful for a year or two, there has been little
no traffic in the last year, and there is no indication that this will
change in the future.  

The current moderators have agreed that it is not worth salvaging.  We
propose to remove the group.


talk.current-events was created in September 2006.  


This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

  news.announce.newgroups (moderated)
  news.groups.proposals (moderated)
  talk.current-events (moderated)


Tim Skirvin <>