Tweak News seems to have been taken over by American giant usenet




Usenet service Tweak News does not seem to be more part of the Dutch provider Tweak, but to be taken over by the American company Highwinds. This may have implications for takedown requests.

For a long time there have been rumors about an imminent takeover of Tweak News , but according to a Reddit user is the usenet service from this week was no product of Cambrian. Cambrian is the parent company of provider Tweak, which offered the Usenet service.

As the redditor lodges the Tweak News website has been updated and any reference to Cambrian Usenet Services Tweak or for that matter, disappeared. Further, no more expired the nntp services through Cambrian but via IP Base. IP Base, formerly Euroaccess and Base Network Services are located at the same location in Alkmaar Highwinds NL Cooperative. High Winds would have taken over IP Base last year.

The transition from Cambrian-cum-Tweak to High Winds is of importance to the Usenet supply. Tweak News was reluctant to meet notice & takedown entreaty, but an American company will be less so, partly because of the DMCA legislation where US companies must adhere to.

Highwinds governed by its affiliates and resellers market usenet services, in addition Giganews. Among other UseNetServer , Newshosting and Easynews are part of High Winds. Eweka is also a part of the group.

Tweak gave to not respond to the notice.


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