Easynews offers free SSL encryption. They only offer block account plans. For the Easynews Block account plans you do not need to sign up for a contract. You only have to pay as you go and you can take you unused GBs to the next month. The only downside is the retention of 200 days.
Easynews Block Usenet Accounts
You can cancel all Easynews Block Accounts anytime, pay as you go.
* Your unused GBs will be moved to the next month and you do not have to pay extra.
Easynews Payment Options:
Binary Retention: 200+ days
Easynews has built a good reputation based on quality and customer satisfaction. They continue to be among the best usenet services in the industry. However nowadays they do not improve their retention, concurrent connections and accessable newsgroups.