Audience includes Russian-speaking people of North American residence, including Bay Area, NYC, Toronto, and other areas. Membership is usually by referral (a friend of friends@ member can become a new member.)
Discussion topics include work, immigration, entertainment, films, food, beer, vodka, cheap international calling, internet, unix, windows, and everything else.
This list was formerly known as firstname.lastname@example.org, where it was hosted since 1997. It was moved to part.org domain in 2001. Many people from Genesys Labs are on the list, although some changed jobs already.
There are around fifty people on the list.
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