If you know a hierarchy which is not listed in these pages or if you have more up-to-date information about an existing hierarchy, please send a mail to email@example.com or post to news.admin.hierarchies so that these pages can be updated.
A text-only version of that page can also be retrieved for a control access file, PGP keys and a checkgroups. Full files are also available.
Newsgroups which have had retrocharters changing their moderation flags: [make sure such changes are legitimate]
2007-05-04 04:35:49 changegroup bc.admin.announce from y to m (manual)
Actions since May 2003: [see less actions]
2007-06-01 04:20:07 changedesc bc.cycling (by checkgroups) 2007-05-04 04:35:49 changegroup bc.admin.announce from y to m (manual) 2007-05-04 04:35:49 changedesc bc.jobs (manual) 2007-05-04 04:35:49 changedesc bc.politics (manual) 2007-05-04 04:35:48 changedesc bc.weather (manual) 2007-05-04 04:35:48 changedesc bc.config (manual) 2007-05-04 04:35:48 changedesc bc.cycling (manual)
Newsgroups: [check raw logs if your checkgroups differs from the one below]
bc.admin.announce bc hierarchy administrative posts. (Moderated) bc.adsl A discussion group about ADSL internet connections/services. bc.bcnet The British Columbian network. bc.city.prince-george British Columbia's Northern Capital. bc.config bc.* hierarchy maintenance. bc.cycling Discussion regarding bicycling in British Columbia, Canada bc.general Items of general interest in British Columbia. bc.jobs Jobs in British Columbia. bc.news.stats Network news statistics in British Columbia. bc.politics Politics in British Columbia. bc.unix Talk about Unix in British Columbia. bc.weather [British Columbia] Environment Canada forecasts. bc.wireless Discussion on open wireless access in bc.
You can display information about up to 30 hierarchies in the row by loading a web page of the form:
http://usenet.trigofacile.com/hierarchies/index.py?see=COMP,HUMANITIES,MISC,NEWS,REC,SCI,SOC,TALK (example for the Big 8).
Information in these pages comes from INN's control.ctl, ftp.isc.org newsgroups file, the list of PGP public keys for newsgroup administration and the logs of control messages.
You might also want to read the Usenet hierarchy administration FAQ.