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How do I fetch a news article or the active newsgroups?

Use the Net::NNTP or News::NNTPClient modules, both available from CPAN. This can make tasks like fetching the newsgroup list as simple as:

    perl -MNews::NNTPClient
      -e 'print News::NNTPClient->;new->list("newsgroups")'

Source: Perl FAQ: Networking
Copyright: Copyright (c) 1997 Tom Christiansen and Nathan Torkington.
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