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Clarinet newsgroups to be discontinued

February 20, 2004 :: Reni Roberts, ISC Networking and Telecommunications

During the FY2005 planning cycle, Penn's Network Planning Task Force decided to discontinue the campus-wide site license agreement for the ClariNet e.News service as of July 1, 2004.

This affects all newsgroups in the clari news hierarchy (clari.local.*,*,*, etc.) currently provided by Other news hierarchies are not affected by this change.

Netnews is a set of Internet-based bulletin-board-style discussion groups. Penn's Netnews server is and can be accessed by any computer within the domain or by a user with a PennKey using any ISP. For more information about the Netnews service, please see

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