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sysop

(SYStem OPerator) Pronounced "siss-op." A person who runs an online communications system or bulletin board. The sysop may also act as mediator for system conferences.
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There are, however, several provisions in the act that allow sysops to investigate potential e-mail abuses in order to protect their own interests or to assist law enforcement.
Additionally, of the three cyberspace players, the BBS operator ("sysop"), the subscriber, and the small circulation newspaper, only the BBS operator (assuming he receives a subscription fee) receives any pecuniary benefit by facilitating the transmission of material to a foreign state.(303)
The infrastructure that is needed to manage a new community- the cost of a sysop, software development, and a producer's time - means that a balance will have to be struck between keeping communities small enough to foster a sense of belonging on the one hand, and letting them grow large enough to be economically viable on the other.
Although the decision was welcomed by sysops and commercial information providers alike, it should not be accepted as the final word on the subject.
CompuServe has more than 200 forums, each managed by a system operator (Sysop) who is an expert on how to use the forum, as well as on its subject matter.
Besides the CD-ROM conference, the board also has a systems operators (sysops) conference for registered sysops of PCBoards and a geology conference for those interested in geologic technology.
And, too, bulletin board services (BBSs) allow users to access and download computer games from other system operators (sysops).
To allow as many people as possible to access a board, many sysops impose daily usage limits, typically an hour per day.
Some of the locals--the Unix cultists, sysops, netheads and byte drovers--are like the mountain men of the fur trade.
The hands-on, role-based AWS courses are designed around the three primary roles that comprise engineering teams delivering cloud-based solutions: solutions architect, sysops administrator and developer," Mr Al Hujairi added.
Help listserv sysops create searchable archives of key threads of discussions.