bulletin board service


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bulletin board service

A dated term for a dialup computer access service for email, web access and participation in newsgroups and lists or file-exchange files.
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Subscribers receive a user identification and a password to the system that can be used for either the fax or bulletin board service.
* A bulletin board service (BBS) is a direct, private connection from one computer to another for a specific purpose.
In some cases (DacEasy), the bulletin board service's cost is covered by the support fee; in others (Profit), it's billed separately.
This bulletin board service, established in the late 1980s with the cooperation of Western Montana College, allows users to interact with resource people and librarians.
Although it may be impossible to define a "typical" bulletin board service, it is possible to describe some features all bulletin board services have in common.
Subscriptions include unlimited access to the special State Link section of VMP Forms Link, an electronic bulletin board service provided by VMP Mortgage Forms.
A simple alternative to building the spreadsheet yourself is to import it from Med TechNet, a computerized bulletin board service run by the Department of Medical Technology, State University of New York at Buffalo.
He didn't elaborate on which model would be introduced, but any new higher-speed phone from RIM would be warmly received by UAE mobile users, especially Emiratis, who have through the years become loyal BlackBerry fans thanks to the private bulletin board service.
Launched on a RadioShack laptop in 1985, the journalists' bulletin board service featured job listings and messaging on various topics.
But news of the crime quickly leaked out on a popular electronic bulletin board service that was later shut down.
For those malcontent computer users who seek ready-made viruses, a bulletin board service in France, accessible via the Internet, has a large collection of diverse viruses that can be downloaded and then introduced into a targeted computer.
The bulletin board service, which provides a discussion board, calendar of events and information about African-American organizations, is operated by Apple Computer and is available only to Macintosh users.