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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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A "node" is an individual bulletin board system. A "point" is a special type of node that is hooked most directly to a network coordinator or another node, but does not participate as directly in the FidoNet system.
Users are able to sign on, download all available reports to their local drive, sign off the bulletin board, add information, sign back on to the bulletin board system, send information and sign off.
At the American Occupational Therapy Association's national office (AOTA), Bethesda, Maryland, a full-time computer professional oversees operation of The Reliable Source bulletin board system. The distance learning event itself was organized and managed by an educational technologist with 15 years of BBS experience.
ATLA's electronic bulletin board system (BBS) was created for members and staff to communicate quickly and efficiently.
In addition to stories about protecting E-mail privacy to what to do when you take your laptop on the road, the magazine offers a comprehensive listing of bulletin board system telephone numbers.
ISGS has begun operating its own computer bulletin board system, sometimes called a BBS.
Since 1987, members have used the guild's computer bulletin board system to send their most passionate, angst-ridden messages back and forth to each other.
DRESSED FOR SUCCESS...Playboy Enterprises won a settlement of $500,000 from a copyright infringement lawsuit filed last March in which Event Horizons of Lake Oswego, Ore., was accused of scanning copyrighted photographs from Playboy publications and distributing them on disk and through its electronic bulletin board system. Event Horizons admitted to infringing Playboy photos and as part of the settlement will now provide Playboy with free access to its board for monitoring compliance terms.
A bulletin board system (BBS) is the most common, and for some the easiest, place to find technical shareware.
The Federal Highway Administration has established an Electronic Bulletin Board System to help state and local governments stay informed on DOT plans to implement the new surface transportation legislation.
The IRS publication 1527, "What is the Information Returns Programs Bulletin Board System?" is available by calling IRS at 800-TAX-FORM.
A computer bulletin board system is also in the works, where interested people can call in using a modem to see what is new in the software area.

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