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sysop

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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The actions of the Sysop, and the various roles of the researcher, are the main conduits through which external power structures are allowed an influence over the mode and content of authorship.
may be blocked from Wikipedia entirely or may alternatively lose sysop
In order to use e-mail, users arrange with a mail server sysop to establish a "mailbox," which is a defined space on the mail server's mass storage devices and in which incoming mail is stored.
Conversely, these principles show that a sysops' cyberspace activity would not result in potential liability if he does not know of the posting or did not take any action to ratify the communication.
We believe that future communities will require the editorial "conversation management" skills exercised by sysops to be coupled with new merchandising skills exercised by community merchandisers.
This would be especially true for the smaller bulletin board operators (sysops), who are, for the most part, judgment-proof.
Messages can be addressed to everyone (All), to the Sysop or another specific person.
Once connected to a BBS, users can post and read messages, upload (post) and download (receive) files and leave messages for the sysop. Certain boards are connected to larger networks, such as Internet, Fidonet or ADAnet, which allow files to be shared and messages to be posted among a large number of bulletin boards.
The following systems provide the modem number (the connection for your computer and modem), the voice number (the connection for personal assistance, generally from the system operator, or "sysop"), and the parameters (maximum speed for modems, data bits, parity, and stop bits).
Sysop (section leader) Mike Branscum is an appraiser who started a real-time weekly conference.
Access typically requires registration with the system operator or sysop. Many BBSs are free or charge only a small annual fee, which makes them a superb way to learn about computer communications and a good online option for computer and communication hobbyists and users with limited budgets.
I was a bit disappointed to find that MacCircles does not carry the EchoMac echo, but the sysop explained that users found it had become too large and unwieldy.