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SYSOP

(ˈsɪsɑp)
n. system operator, the person who manages a computer system or forum or news group. The SYSOP tried to bring order to the news group discussion but failed.
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25) Although FTP server sysops control access by requiring visitors to supply a user name and password combination, many servers allow the visitor to log on "anonymously.
For example, while recognizing that some law of the wild reigns, with each individual sysop acting as the Lord Chancellor and High Executioner, some observers have also noted that there are real, operative rules being promulgated all the time in cyberspace communities:
The sysops who run the Usenet servers decided they'd had enough, so they invoked the "death penalty" against Netcom.
Investigators contacted the sysops of these other voice mail computer systems and discovered that Doucette was using voice mail systems in Long Beach, CA, and Mobile, AL, to operate hacker code lines on each system, which in turn hackers used for trafficking large volumes of telephone calling card numbers, PBX access codes, and credit card information.
Without any programming, Sysops can provide the ability for their users to create database-driven modules, limited only by their imagination.
What if sysops or Webmasters (or whatever they call themselves) try to copyright the material?
Because I was interested in looking back to the beginnings of the BBS, I left a message for the sysops asking if they would mind providing me with a brief history.
Sysops gain new options for easing customization and extensibility without programming.
I have long thought that search services could supply archive services directly to key Internet sysops and possibly tap a new source of original data that might someday compete with primary scholarly publishers.
On my first visit to the BBS the mail section was organized into mail boxes with a sysops mailbox for suggestions and technical questions, a general mailbox for messages to the general public, and a number of special interest mailboxes for comments on a specific topic.
Pamela Robello, SysOps support engineer- Novell Inc.
Usenet newsgroups, an integral part of the greater Internet metanetwork, are distributed to computer sites worldwide giving TBBS sysops (system operators) a unique opportunity to network with each other and obtain information about and assistance with TBBS and TBBS-related issues.
There are differences in the features each package offers, but these differences are probably more important to potential Mac sysops faced with choosing host software than they are to users.