FAQ - biz Hierarchy Charters -

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Request: This section is incomplete. Some biz newsgroup charters have been
lost in antiquity. Anyone having a copy of a missing charter as
agreed on when the biz newsgroup was created is encouraged to email
them to the undersigned for inclusion in this FAQ. Authoritative
corrections are of course also welcome.
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biz.books.technical Technical Books - Offers & Requirements (Moderated)
Charter: biz.books.technical provides a forum for discussion of topics
pertinent to educational or technical reference materials. They do
not have to be printed to qualify. The specifications for paint
would be appropriate but painting a room is not. Articles on the
availability of tech reference materials are acceptable.
Multi-Level Marketing and making quick money are specifically
off-topic.
Status: Moderated: books...@bizynet.com

biz.caucus Business Related Political Discussions (Moderated)
Charter: biz.caucus provides a moderated forum for topics pertinent to
global political affairs as they effect economies and business
enterprises, including but not limited to discussions with and
about candidates for office, pending legislation, enforcement
policies, and educating the work force. It is the moderators
sole responsibility and unquestioned authority to ensure that
articles adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: cau...@bizynet.com

biz.clarinet Announcements about ClariNet. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: biz-cl...@clari.net
biz.clarinet.sample Samples of ClariNet newsgroups. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: biz-clari...@clari.net
biz.clarinet.web.sample Sample ClariNet news in HTML format. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com
biz.clarinet.web.xcache.small Small images used in .web.sample. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com
biz.clarinet.web.xcache.large Large images used in .web.sample. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com
biz.clarinet.webnews.biz Business from the ClariNet e.News. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com
biz.clarinet.webnews.living Lifestyle and Entertainment. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com
biz.clarinet.webnews.sports Sports from the ClariNet e.News. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com
biz.clarinet.webnews.techwire Computers, Science, and Technology (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com
biz.clarinet.webnews.top Top News from the ClariNet e.News. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com
biz.clarinet.webnews.usa News of the U.S.A. from the e.News. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com
biz.clarinet.webnews.world World News from the e.News. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: modr...@clarinet.com

biz.comp.accounting Accounting Software and Procedures (Moderated)
Charter: biz.comp.accounting provides a forum for discussion of topics
pertinent to general accounting procedures, accounting software
problems and solutions, accounting software issues related to newer
hardware, new OS environments, and features such as electronic
commerce. Bonafide new product press releases relevant to
accounting, and occasional new job postings, are permitted.
Commercial advertising is prohibited. It is the moderators sole
responsibility and unquestioned authority to ensure that articles
adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: biz_acc...@bizynet.com

biz.comp.mcs Macro Computer Solutions, Inc news and information (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: ka...@mcs.net

biz.comp.telebit Support of the Telebit Modem
Status: unmoderated

biz.comp.telebit.netblazer The Telebit Netblazer
Status: unmoderated

biz.config Biz UseNet Configuration and Administration
Charter: biz.config is to serve as the controlling newsgroup for discussion
of new biz groups, connectivity, propagation, policy, and the like.
Status: Retro-moderated by the biz hierarchy administrator

biz.control Control Information and Messages
Charter: biz.control exists solely for posting of biz control messages and
related information by the biz hierarchy authority and
administrator. No other postings are permitted.
Status: Retro-moderated by the biz hierarchy administrator

biz.digex.announce Announcements from Digex. (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: mod-bounce....@uunet.uu.net

biz.digital.announce Digital Equipment Corp News & Announcements (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: rjo...@pa.dec.com

biz.digital.articles DEC Newsletter, Catalog, & Journal Articles (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: rjo...@pa.dec.com

biz.ecommerce Internet retailer forum (Moderated)
Charter: Biz.ecommerce is for the discussion of topics concerning Internet
retailers. Blatant ads are not allowed. The recommending of a
product or service within a current topic is allowed by anyone as
long as it contributes to the thread. Cross-posted messages will
not be accepted by the moderator. It is the moderator's sole
responsibility and unquestioned authority to ensure that articles
adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: biz.ec...@bizynet.com

biz.general Business Operations and Offerings (Moderated)
Charter: biz.general provides a moderated newsgroup for general dialogue of,
or related to, business operations and offerings. Commercial ads
are prohibited. It is the moderators sole responsibility and
unquestioned authority to ensure that articles adhere to the
charter.
Status: Moderated: gen...@bizynet.com

biz.healthcare Discussion for healthcare professionals (Moderated)
Charter: biz.healthcare provides a forum for healthcare professionals to
discuss administration and operation of healthcare facilities.
This forum shall include topics for accountants, nursing staff,
administrators, social workers, dietary workers, therapists, and
all other employees of healthcare facilities. No advertisements
will be accepted. It is the moderators sole responsibility and
unquestioned authority to ensure that articles adhere to the
charter.
Status: Moderated: healt...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.computers.discussion Computer Market Forum (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.computers.discussion provides a forum for
discussion of topics pertinent to all biz.marketplace.computers
groups. This forum shall encourage discussion of pricing issues,
recommendations about advertisers in other groups, ways of
consummating computer transactions, and other topics which
specifically pertain to computers. Commercial advertising is
prohibited. It is the moderators sole responsibility and
unquestioned authority to ensure that articles adhere to the
charter.
Status: Moderated: biz_comp...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.computers.mac Macintosh Hardware and Software (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.computers.mac is a forum for profit-motivated users
to offer and request hardware and software for Macintosh-
architecture systems. This forum shall permit advertisements of
components and systems which are commonly used in Macintosh
computers. Articles should be tailored to reflect the Mac-specific
nature of this forum. It is the moderators sole responsibility and
unquestioned authority to ensure that articles adhere to the
charter.
Status: Moderated: bm...@nowonder.com

biz.marketplace.computers.other Other Computer Hardware/Software (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.computers.other provides a forum for profit-
motivated users to offer hardware and software for all types of
systems not covered by the terms 'workstation', 'PC', or
'Macintosh'. This forum shall permit advertisements of all other
components and systems, including obsolete or proprietary
architectures, minicomputers, and mainframes. This forum shall
also permit advertisements of other computer-approximating items
such as high-powered calculators or robotics controlled processing
equipment. It is the moderators sole responsibility and
unquestioned authority to ensure that articles adhere to the
charter.
Status: Moderated: bm...@nowonder.com

biz.marketplace.computers.pc-clone PC-Clone Hardware/Software (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.computers.pc-clone provides a forum for profit-
motivated users to offer hardware and software for all x86 and
PC-architecture systems. This forum shall permit advertisements of
all components and systems which are commonly used in PC systems,
including certain high-performance PC systems which may function as
workstations. Article content should be tailored to reflect the
PC-specific nature of this forum.
Status: Moderated: bizc...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.computers.workstation Workstation Hdw/Software (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.computers.workstation provides a forum for profit
motivated users to offer hardware and software for high-power
computers and workstations. This forum shall permit advertising
for all components and systems which are exclusive enough to be
considered only for use in heavy computing applications and beyond
those of a typical business office. Personal computer hardware
available in retail stores should use other newsgroups. It is the
moderators sole responsibility and unquestioned authority to ensure
that articles adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: bizc...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.discussion biz.marketplace Issues Forum (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.discussion provides a forum for discussions about
issues related to the biz.marketplace hierarchy. This forum may
include topics related to the appropriateness of certain posts, the
intricacies and netiquette of posting advertisements, and questions
about the UseNet marketplace. Commercial advertising is
prohibited. It is the moderators sole responsibility and
unquestioned authority to ensure that articles adhere to the
charter.
Status: Moderated: biz_mar...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.international Intl Commerce Opportunities (Moderated)
Charter: The biz.marketplace.international newsgroup focuses on meeting the
needs of international traders by providing a forum for exchange of
trade offers, requirements, and discussions. Advertisements not
directly related to importing and exporting are prohibited. It is
the moderator's sole unquestioned responsibility and authority to
ensure that articles adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: biz_...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.international.discussion Intl Commerce Forum (Moderated)
Charter: The biz.marketplace.international.discussion newsgroup focuses on
meeting the needs of international traders by providing a forum for
traders to discuss international trade issues and other related
topics which effect the way they conduct business in an ever-
changing global economy. Commercial advertising is prohibited. It
is the moderator's sole unquestioned responsibility and authority
to ensure that articles adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: intl...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.investors Investment and Stocks Forum (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.investors provides a forum for discussion of topics
pertinent to stocks, bonds, futures, monetary exchange and other
high tech investments. Some limited advertising is allowed but
primarily as informative articles containing data of use to
investors. Any stock recommendations should come from registered
brokers. It is the moderators sole responsibility and unquestioned
authority to ensure that articles adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: biz_i...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.non-computer Non-computer Merchandise (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.non-computer provides a forum for profit motivated
users to offer to buy and sell merchandise which is not computer
related. This forum shall permit advertisements for products which
provide a value of exceptional interest to the readership. Posts
specifically off-topic include MLM recruiting, pyramids, bulk
E-Mail, and any messages that do not provide a valid reply address.
Services and Web Page vendors should post their offerings on
service oriented biz.marketplace.* groups. It is the moderators
sole responsibility and unquestioned authority to ensure that
articles adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: bizn...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.real-estate Real Estate Investment Forum (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.real-estate provides a forum for discussion of
topics pertinent to marketing business property or real estate
which would be considered high value investments. Some real estate
offers and requirements are allowed but primarily those which will
promote discussions. Single residential units would not normally
be considered a high value investment. It is the moderators sole
responsibility and unquestioned authority to ensure that articles
adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: real-...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.services.computers Computer Services Postings (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.services.computers provides a forum for profit-
motivated users to offer services which are primarily centered
round all aspects of computing. This forum shall include services
offered by network access providers, freelance programmers,
computer-specific shopping services, non-profit organizations
seeking donations of computers, computer recyclers and repair, and
other services which reflect the computer-specific atmosphere of
this group. It is the moderator's sole unquestioned responsibility
and authority to ensure articles adhere to the Charter.
Status: Moderated: bizs...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.services.discussion Network Services Forum (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.services.discussion provides a platform for
discussions related to the design and implementation of on-line
services over networks, via modem, or other topics related to the
biz.marketplace.services sub-hierarchy. Advertising and
Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) issues should not be posted to the
biz.marketplace.services.discussion group. It is the moderator's
sole unquestioned responsibility and authority to ensure articles
adhere to the Charter.
Status: Moderated: biz_sv...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.services.non-computer Services Offered/Wanted (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.services.non-computer provides a forum for
profit-motivated users to offer services which are not computer
oriented. This forum shall include services offered by
merchandisers, marketing services, genealogy tracers, freelance
photographers/writers, web page promotions, and other services that
are not centered around computer hardware or specific products. It
is the moderators sole responsibility and unquestioned authority to
ensure that articles adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: bizsv...@bizynet.com

biz.marketplace.web-design Web Page Designer Forum (Moderated)
Charter: biz.marketplace.web-design provides a forum for discussion of
topics pertinent to designing, installing, and promoting web pages
on the World Wide Web (www). The emphasis will be on appearance
(Graphics/Layout), HTML techniques, and marketing. Scripting is
better served on other forums. Some limited advertising may be
allowed but primarily web pages, services, and software which will
promote discussions. Any content not suitable for family viewing
will be rejected. It is the moderators sole responsibility and
unquestioned authority to ensure that articles adhere to the
charter.
Status: Moderatored: web-d...@bizynet.com

biz.oreilly.announce New offerings from O'Reilly and Associates (Moderated)
Status: Moderated: lis...@online.ora.com

biz.pagesat For Discussion of the Pagesat Satellite Usenet Newsfeed
Status: unmoderated

biz.pagesat.weather Pagesat Satellite Weather Postings
Status: unmoderated

biz.stolen Discussion of Fraud and Theft Issues (Moderated)
Charter: biz.stolen provides a moderated newsgroup for general dialogue of,
or related to, tracing stolen goods, theft protection, and
fraudulent or unethical business practices. Commercial ads are
prohibited. It is the moderator's sole unquestioned responsibility
and authority to ensure that articles adhere to the charter.
Status: Moderated: biz_s...@bizynet.com

biz.tadpole.sparcbook Discussions on the Sparcbook Portable Computer
Status: unmoderated

biz.test Biz Newsgroup Test Messages
Status: unmoderated

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