was one of the great internet newsgroups back in the early 1990s, and still survives as a bastion of the crazy underground that was the old internet, even as direct marketers and governments are nuking the rest of it into a parking lot.

Read the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions - the newsgroup's charter) before you even think of getting involved.

alt.tasteless I firmly support the right to use the internet for outrageous and extreme expression!

No I do not believe that it is ok to use the internet for certain extremes.