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econet Explained

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Econet

1. One of the IGC networks. EcoNet serves individuals and
organisations working for environmental preservation and
sustainability. Important issues covered include: global
warming, energy policy, rainforest preservation, legislative
activities, water quality, toxics and environmental education.

EcoNet users can send and receive private messages, including
fax and telex, to and from more than 18,000 international
users on the APC networks or to millions on other networks.
EcoNet seeks to build coalitions and partnerships with
activist and non-profit organisations to develop the use of
the electronic communications medium. EcoNet provides
subsidies and financial incentives to environmental
organisations and committed individuals who foster the
effectiveness of organisations through the use of electronic
networking. FTP/Telnet: igc.apc.org.

2. A network produced by {Acorn Computers} Ltd. for the {BBC
Microcomputer} and its successors.