Petition To Save Newsgroup Archives

Petition To Save Newsgroup Archives

By Danny Sullivan
From The Search Engine Report
Oct. 3, 2000

I wrote last month about how only the past year of newsgroup archives are currently available at Now a petition to restore access to previous years has been posted.

Keep the Deja Archive Alive Petition

Newsgroup Searching: And Then There Was One
The Search Engine Report, Sept. 4, 2000

More about newsgroup searching at

NOTE: Since this article was written, the Deja newsgroup archives were put up for sale:

Deja News Search Engine for Sale: News and Irresponsible Speculation
ResearchBuzz, Oct. 17, 2000

ResearchBuzz's Tara Calishain takes an interesting stab at where she thinks the Deja newsgroup archives might fit (see next article, below)

Deja Puts Sale Up For Discussion
ZDNet, Oct. 15, 2000,4164,2640446,00.html

In the latest in the Deja's newsgroup search saga, the archives and the associated online reading service are to be sold.