Free Giganews Diamond account – 5 years binary retention contest

 Win a Free Giganews Diamond Account for an Entire Year

On August 4th, 2013 Giganews reached a milestone: 5 years of binary retention and over 10 years of text retention.

To celebrate, they are giving away 5 Giganews Diamond accounts with an entire year of free service.

To enter for a chance to win, log in to the giveaway and you will be presented with a menu of options you can use to earn over 20 chances to win. The giveaway runs until 8/14/13, so be sure to check back on 8/15/13 to see if you won!

Sign up for the giveaway HERE 

Or check out all the other Giganews usenet packages

Easynews hits 1300 days of retention

Phoenix, AZ—June 12, 2013—EASYNEWS, the world’s original and unsurpassed browser-based Usenet newsgroup provider, today announced that the testing phase for additional retention is complete and now for the first time ever, is offering up to 1300 days of retention for its webbased Usenet access.

Easynews has invested heavily in its infrastructure build-out and now offers a massive increase in its web-based (HTTP) Usenet access. Previously only available with its NNTP Usenet access,

Easynews will now offer up to 1300 days of retention through its web-Usenet interface.

Easynews has completed a successful rollout phase and all users now have more web retention at no added cost! Big Gig accounts get the complete 1300 days (previously 200 days), Classic accounts now come with 365 days included (previously 150 days) and Plus accounts will come with 525 days (previously 150 days). Extended and complete retention options for Classic and Plus plan subscribers are also available for only a slight cost increase. NNTP retention will continue to be 1700 days for all Easynews service plans.

All Easynews service plans (e.g. Classic, Plus and Big Gig) come with:

  • Web-Usenet access through the Easynews web interface (available by logging into your account at
  • NNTP Usenet access
  • Rollover Gigs (unused gigs rollover to future months)
  • Loyalty Gigs (free gigs for each year of service)
  • 14 day/10 GB free trial

The Big Gig plan provides the best value with 150GB/month, 12GB loyalty gigs, free unlimited NNTP and now 1300 days of web-Usenet retention. If you have a web browser, you already have all the software you need to access all that Usenet newsgroups have to offer!

Take Back Your Internet Party – Giganews at SXSW 2013

Going to SXSW 2013? Giganews is co-hosting a party at SXSW 2013 and you’re invited!

Join Giganews at the Take Back Your Internet Party presented by Golden Frog and Giganews. Come mingle with members of the Giganews and Golden Frog teams and help spread the word that the Internet should remain open and free! Giganews t-shirts and other swag will also be available.

If you want to attend the party, you need a TICKET! Our co-host Golden Frog will have a booth at the SXSW Interactive tradeshow. If you want to attend the party, please stop by the Golden Frog booth to get your ticket to the party.

What: Take Back Your Internet Party presented by Golden Frog and Giganews 
When: March 11th, 6-10 PM 
Where: The Hangar Lounge – 318 Colorado St. Austin, TX 78701 
Music: Eagle Eye Williamson 
Drinks: Open Bar 
Cost: No cost to you – must have a ticket! 
Party Ticket: Available at the Golden Frog booth #513 at SXSW Interactive tradeshow

Why attend? – live music, open bar, giveaways, great conversation, and supporting the cause of keeping the Internet open and free!

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