Jack Rickard

Fascinating look at the proto dialup Internet – BBS – Bulletin Board System

Jack Rickard is a wealth of information not just about the birth, growth, and ultimate decline of the BBS industry, but was there, writing about it as fast as he could, the birth of the commercial Internet access industry. As he put it, many BBS operators just changed the software, used the same equipment, ordered up an Internet connection, and they were in the dialup Internet access business.