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AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
The Apple II series (trademarked with square brackets as "Apple.
AppleLink was the name of both Apple Computer's online service for its dealers, third party developers, and users, and the client software used to access it.
The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers introduced by Atari, Inc. in 1979 and manufactured until 1992.
A bulletin board (pinboard, pin board, noticeboard, or notice board in British English) is a surface intended for the posting of public messages, for example, to advertise items wanted or for sale, announce events, or provide information.
A bulletin board system or BBS (also called Computer Bulletin Board Service, CBBS) is a computer server running software that allows users to connect to the system using a terminal program.
The term chat room, or chatroom, is primarily used to describe any form of synchronous conferencing, occasionally even asynchronous conferencing.
The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982).
CompuServe (CompuServe Information Service, also known by its initialism CIS) was the first major commercial online service provider in the United States.
A computer file is a computer resource for recording data discretely in a computer storage device.
A computer program is a collection of instructions for performing a specific task that is designed to solve a specific class of problems.
Delphi Forums is a U.S. online service provider and since the mid 1990s has been a community internet forum site.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
In computer networks, to download (abbreviation DL) is to receive data from a remote system, typically a server such as a web server, an FTP server, an email server, or other similar systems.
E-commerce is the activity of buying or selling of products on online services or over the Internet.
EarthLink is an IT services, network and communications provider headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Electronic mail (email or e-mail) is a method of exchanging messages ("mail") between people using electronic devices.
eWorld was an online service operated by Apple Inc. between June 1994 and March 1996.
GEnie (General Electric Network for Information Exchange) was an online service created by a General Electric business, GEIS (now GXS), that ran from 1985 through the end of 1999.
The graphical user interface (GUI), is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.
Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming common during the 1980s.
IBM PC compatible computers are computers similar to the original IBM PC, XT, and AT, able to use the same software and expansion cards.
The information superhighway or infobahn was a popular term used through the 1990s to refer to digital communication systems and the Internet telecommunications network.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.
MCI Mail was a commercial email service that was operated by MCI Communications Corp. from 1983 to 2003.
MindSpring Enterprise was a major Internet service provider headquartered in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia.
MSN (stylized as msn) is a web portal and related collection of Internet services and apps for Windows and mobile devices, provided by Microsoft and launched on August 24, 1995, the same release date as Windows 95.
The National Science Foundation Network (NSFNET) was a program of coordinated, evolving projects sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) beginning in 1985 to promote advanced research and education networking in the United States.
NETCOM On-Line Communication Services, Inc. was an Internet service provider headquartered in San Jose, California.
The Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act (OCILLA) is United States federal law that creates a conditional safe harbor for online service providers (OSP) (a group which includes internet service providers (ISP)) and other Internet intermediaries by shielding them for their own acts of direct copyright infringement (when they make unauthorized copies) as well as shielding them from potential secondary liability for the infringing acts of others.
Online service provider law is a summary and case law tracking page for laws, legal decisions and issues relating to online service providers (OSPs), like the Wikipedia and Internet service providers, from the viewpoint of an OSP considering its liability and customer service issues.
Panix is the third-oldest ISP in the world after NetCom and the World.
PlayNet (or PlayNET) was a U.S. online service for Commodore 64 personal computers that operated from 1984 to 1987.
Prodigy Communications Corporation (Prodigy Services Corp., Prodigy Services Co., Trintex) was an online service that offered its subscribers access to a broad range of networked services, including news, weather, shopping, bulletin boards, games, polls, expert columns, banking, stocks, travel, and a variety of other features.
Quantum Link (or Q-Link) was a U.S. and Canadian online service for Commodore 64 and 128 personal computers that operated starting November 5, 1985.
A service provider (SP) provides organizations with consulting, legal, real estate, communications, storage, processing.
A terminal emulator, terminal application, or term, is a program that emulates a video terminal within some other display architecture.
The Texas Instruments TI-99/4A is a home computer, released June 1981 in the United States at a price of $525 ($ adjusted for inflation).
The Pipeline was one of the earliest American Internet service providers.
The Source (Source Telecomputing Corporation) was an early online service, one of the first such services to be oriented toward and available to the general public.
The World is an Internet service provider originally headquartered in Brookline, Massachusetts.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Usenet is a worldwide distributed discussion system available on computers.
A Usenet newsgroup is a repository usually within the Usenet system, for messages posted from many users in different locations using Internet.
UUNET, founded in 1987, was one of the largest Internet service providers and one of the early Tier 1 networks.
Videotex (or "interactive videotex") was one of the earliest implementations of an end-user information system.
Viewtron was an online service offered by Knight-Ridder and AT&T from 1983 to 1986.
A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.
A wiki is a website on which users collaboratively modify content and structure directly from the web browser.
The World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or the Web) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet.
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