There’s Little Internet Visibility For Those On Big Tech’s Blacklist

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It’s become apparent there is little to no visibility on the Internet for those on big tech’s blacklist. Domain and Individuals Blacklists maintained by big tech and their social media partners have done a number on independent publishers like me. The net seemed like a blessing when it was first opened to the public in the mid-’90s. But it didn’t take long for Facebook to…

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Has The Cancel Culture Infected The Fidonet Network

The Fidonet Network is probably unheard of in most of today’s online society. It is a hobbyist network of system operators (SysOp’s) that was the first online community connecting bulletin board system callers together long before the Internet was made available to the public. I am one of those sysops that have operated Doc’s Place BBS since 1991 until yesterday deciding to pull the plug.…

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Doc’s Place Fidonet Computer Bulletin Board System

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Doc’s Place Computer Bulletin Board System (BBS) Fidonet Access Since 1991 and Still Going in 2018. No censorship with this network operated by hobbyists 😎 Before the net became a part of our lives there were bulletin board systems. Volunteer hobbyists ran BBSes on old slow personal computers. The Fidonet network soon followed. System operators (sysops) relayed public Echomail around the world. This process copied…

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When Pioneering Fidonet Bulletin Board System Operators Ruled

Doc's Place BBS Online AKA Droolnet Headqusrters. 1:3603/140 in 1994. Bob Tarallo, Jortis Webb, Ed Koon Doc NC3603.

An educational trip back in time when Computer Bulletin Board System Operators (SysOps) and the Fidonet Network dominated early personal communications worldwide. Many of those BBS’s still exist into 2018 and hopefully beyond. 😉 Doc came across this article on ZDNet and were reminiscing the good old Computer Bulletin Board System days of the 80’s-90’s. After reading ZDNet’s article he decided to publish a more…

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Doc’s Place BBS Online Fidonet Since 1991

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Celebrating over TWO Decades Of Fidonet Bulletin Board System Access! Back before the Internet was available to the general public there were computer bulletin board systems (BBS.) To access a BBS callers used a modem and terminal program to dial up and exchange messages. Doc’s hobby for the last 26 years had been computing and communicating online. He started Doc’s Place BBS Online as a…

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