bulletin board system


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bulletin board system

A now-dated term for a PC-based meeting and announcement system which allows users to carry on discussions, upload and download files, and make announcements without the users being online at the same time.
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The Searcy, Arkansas, Police Department has implemented a program to use the state's first police department-operated computer bulletin board system (BBS) as an information gateway to the public.
The investigation continues an active campaign by Novell to find and prosecute "pirate" operators who persist in illegally distributing Novell's software via their bulletin board systems.
To be included in a directory of law enforcement-related bulletin board systems to be published in an upcoming issue of the Bulletin, send your agency name, BBS name, and connect number to BBS, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Madison Building, Room 209, FBI Academy, Quantico, VA 22135.
But with the right computer equipment, a few shareware programs, and a phone line, police departments can create bulletin board systems that allow them to reach out to the citizens they serve.
These eight bulletin board systems (BBS), representing over 100,000 users, are Aquila BBS (Aurora, Ill.
For an investment of only $200, this technology allows entrepreneurs to operate computer bulletin board systems on networks of personal computers that greatly outperform first-generation online services with mainframe architectures like America Online, Compuserve or Prodigy.
The term "cybermedia" has been coined by TeleGrafix Communications to include all formats of electronic interactive media, including CD- ROM, computer bulletin board systems, computer online information networks, electronic databases, floppy discs, multimedia, software, telecommunications networks, video games and video-on-demand.
Department of Commerce, is the first computer service to access over 120 federal government computer bulletin board systems.
One such chapter deals with encryption, while another offers suggestions for investigating underground bulletin board systems.
For modem users on a budget, or those who do not have or want Internet service, bulletin board systems (BBS) are an economical alternative.
This is great news for computer users and environmentalists, because there is something for everyone, from vast Internet-based environmental services with virtually infinite information and resources down to grassroots local bulletin board systems.
Part of this original business involved using computerized Bulletin Board Systems to promote his venture.

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