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Computer Bulletin Boards #93857

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 22, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Details given with regard to ways computers can be used to post notices, info., etc. Movie, "WarGames" mentioned; scenes shown courtesy MGM/UA. FBI noted to be dealing with computer "hackers" while same processes used for many legitimate concerns. Lack of regulation of bulletin board computer use cited. [Bulletin board operator Tanya METAKSA - comments.] Different types of information available on bulletin boards listed. [Bulletin board operator John WULFF - comments.] [OPERATOR - reads jokes about bulletin board.] Bus. side of bulletin boards noted in addition to free information available; example of business involvement is The Source. Services offered by The Source said to include psychological sessions with Dr. John Schuster, of Encino, California. [SCHUSTER - comments.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit

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