>> Not only does my ISP not carry secnews.netscape.com, but Google Groups
>> never heard of it, either (and they carry virtually all the newsgroups,
>> except the porn pictures groups). Where did they come up with that name?
>> Also, I tried secnews.netscape.com on both http and https without finding
>> anything, either.
> secnews is a entirely seperate news server, you subscribe to it
> directly. It is NOT propagated to other servers.
Actually Google HAS heard of secnews. Google used to archive the groups
there until Netscape asked them not to do so ... and they stopped.