Bulletin board system
A bulletin board system, or BBS, is a computer server running custom software that allows users to connect to the system using a terminal program. Once logged in, the user can perform functions such ...
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Shareware
Shareware (also termed trialware or demoware) is a type of proprietary software which is provided to users for a certain limited trial basis and pursuant to a license which restricts any commercial be...
Cult of the Dead Cow
Cult of the Dead Cow, also known as cDc or cDc Communications, is a computer hacker and DIY media organization founded in 1984 in Lubbock, Texas. The group maintains a weblog on its site, also titled ...
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BBS door
A door in a bulletin board system is an interface between the BBS software and an external application. The term is also used to refer to the external application, a computer program that runs outside...
FidoNet
FidoNet is a worldwide computer network that is used for communication between bulletin board systems (BBSs). It uses a store and forward system to exchange private (email) and public (forum) messages...
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MindVox
MindVox was a famed early Internet service provider in New York City. A controversial sometime media darling — the service was referred to as "the Hells Angels of Cyberspace" — it was founded in 1991 ...
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Advanced Video Attribute Terminal Assembler and Recreator
The Advanced Video Attribute Terminal Assembler and Recreator (AVATAR) protocol is a system of escape sequences occasionally used on Bulletin Board Systems (BBSes). It has largely the same functiona...
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List of BBS software
This is a list of notable bulletin board system (BBS) software packages.
Demon Roach Underground
Demon Roach Underground (DRU) was a Lubbock, Texas based BBS that was popular in the "hacker" scene.Grandmaster Ratte' was the SysOp of DRU, and the BBS was the "base system" for his group Cult of the...
Patrick K. Kroupa
Patrick Karel Kroupa (also known as Lord Digital, born January 20, 1969) is an American writer, hacker and activist. Kroupa was a member of the legendary Legion of Doom hacker group and co-founded Min...
NBName
NBName is a computer program that can be used to carry out denial-of-service attacks that can disable NetBIOS services on Windows machines. It was written by Sir Dystic of CULT OF THE DEAD COW (cDc) ...
The Common Link
TCL, The Common Link, was a Swedish BBS system developed by Ulf Hedlund in the late 1980s. It was based on the capabilities of the KOM conferencing system used at many Swedish universities, and distin...
XeroBank Browser
xB Browser (formerly known as TorPark and Xerobank browser) was a web browser designed to run on both the Tor and XeroBank anonymity networks, and is available as component of the xB Machine and the x...
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JAM Message Base Format
The JAM Message Base Format was one of the most popular file formats of message bases on DOS-based BBSes in the 1990s. JAM stands for "Joaquim-Andrew-Mats" after the original authors of the API, Joaq...
PicoSpan
Picospan was a popular computer conferencing tool written by Marcus D. Watts for the Altos 68000. It was written in 1983, for the most famous and popular computer conferencing system at that time, cal...
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YMODEM
YMODEM is a file transfer protocol used between microcomputers connected together using modems. YMODEM was developed by Chuck Forsberg as the successor to XMODEM and MODEM7, and was first implemented ...
Pagan's Night Out
Pagan's Night Out, or PNO, is a regularly scheduled social get-together, usually monthly, held in hundreds of Pagan and Neopagan communities around the world. It began in Houston, Texas in 1992 as a w...
Console application
A console application is a computer program designed to be used via a text-only computer interface, such as a text terminal, the command line interface of some operating systems (Unix, DOS, etc.) or t...
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NIRVANAnet
NirvanaNET was a dial-up BBS network, started in 1990 in the San Francisco Bay Area, by Joe Russack, aka Dr. Strangelove (Sysop of Just Say Yes), Jeff Hunter, aka Taipan Enigma (sysop of &TOTSE), ...
FILE ID.DIZ
FILE_ID.DIZ is a plain text file containing a brief contentdescription of the archive in which it is included.It was originally used in archives distributed through bulletin board systems (BBS).Bullet...
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CIX
CIX (originally Compulink Information eXchange) is an online based conferencing discussion system and was one of the earliest British Internet service providers. Founded in 1983 by Frank and Sylvia Th...
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FrontDoor
FrontDoor was one of the most popular mailers in the FidoNet-compatible networks in the 1990s acting as the physical representation of the written network node connection and mail handling standards. ...
Mop.com
mop.com is the name of a Chinese bulletin board system (BBS). Though popular in China, it has been cited as a source of controversy. MOP (www.mop.com) is one of the most well known and influential sim...
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3270 emulator
A 3270 Emulator is a computer program that duplicates the functions of an IBM 3270 mainframe computer terminal on a PC or similar microcomputer.As the original 3270 series terminals were connected to ...
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