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Yahoo Groups or Google Groups or ?

Monday, June 16, 2008 by Dave Winer.

We're adding a 7th way to get your fix of NewsJunk politics -- email. Yeah, it's old and boring, but lots of people still use it! ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

Of course we'd like to use someone else's service to do the actual distribution, at least at first while we're bootstrapping. In the old days I'd go with Yahoo Groups and not worry about it, but I wonder if there isn't a better Web 2.0 solution out there for email distribution, or if Google Groups is more popular now? Or something else entirely? Permalink to this paragraph

Your opinion is sought in the comments... Permalink to this paragraph

Update: I created a Google Group as an experiment. You're welcome to subscribe. We won't start promoting it until we're sure it fits the bill. Permalink to this paragraph


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