More ftelnet news

If you havent checked out http://ftelnet.ca you probably missed that ftelnet will no longer be developed as flash, but has html5. This is a GOOD thing, actually, because flash is insecure [tons of vulnerabilities discovered each year] and Steve Jobs was right: It does eat up mobile device batteries! Rick Parrish has been working on http://my.ftelnet.ca and he...

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Russell Hardenburgh of “Rusty & Eddie” Obituary

Russell Hardenburgh of “Rusty & Eddie” fame passed away this year. Rusty & Eddie’s was a HUGE BBS, perhaps one of the 3 largest in the world. Although the “bust” from the FBI left a blemish on his bbs career, he didn’t let it stop him from being successful. note: take this info with a grain of salt. He was not...

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ICANN new WHOIS verifications

Everybody that has a domain listen up: since Early 2014 your registrar will send you a confirmation email if your contact info is changed for your WHOIS, or if your domain is up for renewal. you MUST reply to this email or they will suspend your domain. information...

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2014 BBS sites MIA : bbsmates, bbsfinder, bbs-scene gone?

Sadly, it looks like bbsmates and bbsfinder are down google cache has the godaddy placeholder site, right now it’s just a no connect. no word from the operator. i’ve tried to contact him in the past and it’s very very hard to get a response from him. maybe it’s for the best after him forgetting to renew domains, and extensive downtime...

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Obituary: Mike Roberts sysop of HOLODECK BBS

┌────────────────────────···· │ To : Ross Cassell │ From: Jim White (1:123/789) │ Date: Fri Jun 06 2014 09:14 pm AST └───────────────────────────────────────────────······ To ALL: I had an unexpected...

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Qlink RELOADED

NOTE: YOU MIGHT HAVE TO HIT THE F5 KEY IN WINVICE AFTER LOADING. MAYBE SEVERAL TIMES AT THE YELLOW SCREEN HIT F1 from 1200baud.wordpress.com : ” New Q-Link Server June 1, 2014 ShadowM is no longer running Qlink Reloaded, but thankfully Jasmaz is carrying the torch. The new port is q-link.net:5190 “ instructions here. make sure you change the...

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from Mike Ehlert, net2bbs, netserial, developer “I released a wide-beta of Net2BBS today. Net2BBS is the open-source telnet server for Windows included with NetFoss. New features include a portscanner blocker, it now prevents denied IP’s from reconnecting using an internal firewall, and support for multiple DNS Blacklists including Geo-lists to block...

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dyndns services ending

Dyndns has ended its free dyndns services. This should be as no surprise considering changes over the years. from their blog: - We have an obligation to have the cleanest DNS network possible. There is a danger to a free infrastructure and over the years, we have seen mixed results from our freemium model. We have seen an increase in abuse and a portion of...

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run your c64 at 2400 baud as a hayes modem for running a bbs or calling bbses

http://1200baud.wordpress.com/2014/03/31/small-run-of-strikelinks/ Small run of Strikelinks! March 31, 2014 by alwyz 5 Pre-orders sold. 5 still available. Had a request and found a good price on parts, so I’m doing a small run of Strikelinks. This is a user port 2400 baud -> usb com port driver for windows xp (for use with BBS Server software). In short, a...

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Secuirty Risk? COA http://centerofawareness.net/

There are some bbses joining some 3rdparty synchronet game developer’s group, they call it COA aka Center of Awareness. What these bbses do is share all user account information for the purpose of ease of use for the end user in regards to logging in, playing games and posting messages. it’s essentially AD-HOC bbs networking, which has been talked...

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