The New Stelex Sector BBS, Toronto Canada.

* Toronto's oldest BBS. Online since 1984 *

Notes on BBS Downtime

Following a dispute with the telephone company, and server and software problems, the New Stelex Sector, Canada's oldest bulletin board system by many yardsticks, went down. It was still down in 2016.

Stelex historically ran on Commodore computers, using software by Steve Punter. At the turn of the century we were looking at American programs such as Discus and Wildcat! Community Edition, and also O'Reilly Web Server. No news to report there; the news (in late 2016) of the Yahoo breach was not good, either.

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