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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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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.
Other lists in the January issue included BBS software demo and product support bulletin boards, boards in the former East Germany, a select list of bulletin boards from all over, and a list of list keepers--bulletin board systems which maintain lists of other bulletin board systems.

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