February 22, 2001

Deja 'revolt' against Google

Author: JT Smith

Wired News reports that former Deja users are in a snit over Google's recent purchase of the defunct company's Usenet archives. Throwing around words like "enraged" and "unacceptable," users who had grown used to using what Deja once offered are letting Google know how they feel. In developments nowhere near as pathetic as someone insulting a company for continuing to provide a free service that might have otherwise been lost forever, the report also notes efforts to create a freely distributed Usenet archive.
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