[nycbug-talk] which came first? usenet or IRC?
george at sddi.net
Tue Jan 4 11:41:03 EST 2005
index.html about internet-based movie piracy. . .
Members of these so-called ripping groups, also known as warez groups,
have created a community referred to as "the scene." It exists
primarily on the Internet's back alleys -- private Internet Relay Chat,
or IRC, which is a precursor to the modern instant messaging software,
or Usenet news groups that function like bulletin boards.
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