Also, fidonet has been losing numbers due to the phenomenal growth of the internet, although this is for no good reason. The internet is slow, impersonal and expensive. Fidonet is quick, very friendly and free. Also, for some platforms (especially Acorns), there could be as much as twice as much PD or shareware software on fidonet than on the internet which will never reach the internet. Want to know more? Then click here.