The electronic zoo: A list of animal-related computer resources (electronic mailing lists, bulletin board systems, gophers, mail servers, usenet newsgroups, & FTP sites)

The electronic zoo: A list of animal-related computer resources (electronic mailing lists, bulletin board systems, gophers, mail servers, usenet newsgroups, & FTP sites)

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Pre-World Wide Web Online Services: Aol, Bulletin Board System, Fidonet, Compuserve, Usenet, Prestel, Prodigy, Genie, Lexisnexis, Minitel

Pre-World Wide Web Online Services: Aol, Bulletin Board System, Fidonet, Compuserve, Usenet, Prestel, Prodigy, Genie, Lexisnexis, Minitel

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher’s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Aol, Bulletin Board System, Fidonet, Compuserve, Usenet, Prestel, Prodigy, Genie, Lexisnexis, Minitel, Imagination Network, the Well, Compunet, Applelink, Cix, Cbbs, Quantum Link, the Source, Delphi, Dialog, Dialcom, Byte Information Exchange, Telecom Gold, Viewtron, Hairy Troll Bbs. Excerpt: AOL Inc. (NYSE : AOL), formerly known as America Online is an American global Internet services and media company . The company was based in Northern Virginia from its founding until 2007. It is currently headquartered at 770 Broadway in New York. Founded in 1983 as Quantum Computer Services, it has franchised its services to companies in several nations around the world or set up international versions of its services. The AOL current homepage AOL is best known for its online software suite , also called AOL , that allowed millions of customers around the world to access the world’s largest “walled garden ” online community and eventually reach out to the internet as a whole. At its zenith , AOL’s membership was over 30 million members worldwide, most of whom accessed the AOL service through the AOL software suite. On May 28, 2009, Time Warner announced that it would spin off AOL into a separate public company, and the spinoff occurred on December 9, 2009, ending the 8 year relationship between the two companies. Description Original logo for AOL, from 1991 2006 With regional branches around the world, the former American “goliath among Internet service providers ” once had more than 30 million subscribers on several continents. In January 2000, AOL and Time Warner announced plans to merge. The terms of the deal negotiated called for AOL shareholders to own 55 % of the new, combined company. The deal closed on January 11, 2001 after receiving regulatory approval from the FTC , the FCC and…

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