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January 24: RemoteAccess BBS Released to Public

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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

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January 24: RemoteAccess BBS Released to Public

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Remote Access BBS

RemoteAccess BBS is a DOS Bulletin Board System. It’s software was written by Andrew Milner. RemoteAccess was released as shareware and did a crude version of Multitasking.

The final version of RA was released in 1996 (with a Y2K fix in 2000). At that time BBS were being switched to Internet protocol systems like online forums.

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