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The first of the boards appeared in 1979, when a snowstorm provoked hobbyists Ward Christensen and Randy Suess to hack together something they called EBBS, the Computerized Bulletin Board System, for their Chicago-area computer users group.
Part of this original business involved using computerized Bulletin Board Systems to promote his venture.
Ken Tennen, an attorney for the Web site owners, had stated before the site shut down that it did not violate any law and was a non-profit, opinion-based, student-run bulletin board system.
The Usenet is an electronic bulletin board system through which newsgroups are transmitted.
For information on the bulletin board system contract Lawson "Rick" Gist jr.
Marshal, raided the premises of the Pits Bulletin Board System (BBS) of Brooklyn, New York on October 24th and seized the operator's computer equipment.
For modem users on a budget, or those who do not have or want Internet service, bulletin board systems (BBS) are an economical alternative.
Make sure you are comfortable with whomever you are buying your bulletin board system from.