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Telecommunications Vocabulary

These games contain vocabulary terms
related to computer telecommunications.

AB
channelmedium through which information travels
receiverperson or device that recieves information
sourceperson or device that sends information
telecommunicationstransmissin of info. from one location to another by electronic means
BBSbulletin board system for posting messages
onlinedirectly connected to the CPU
modemdevice used to connect computer to telephone line
baudthe speed of a communications channel
emailelectronic mail
passwordway to limit access to computer info.
ATMautomated teller machine for banking transactions
EFTelectronic funds transfer
Booleansearch criteria where two or more conditions must be true for successful search
keywordswords using in programming that instruct the computer to perform a function
virusprogram designed to attach itself to other programs; it can damage data files and cause system failures
hackingpersistent efforts to use a computer to gain illegal or unauthorized entry to another computer system
phonefraudillegal use of telephones or lines to avoid charges
satelliteearth-orbiting man-made object off of which telecommunicatin signals and computer data are bounced
networksystem of linked computers and other devices that allows computers to share and exchange info.
SIGSpecial Interest Group--group of people with common interests who share info. about their interests on a BBS
SYSOPSystems Operator; manages BBS
piracyduplication & distribution of copyrighted software
vandalismdamage & destroy computer records, information, or network


J. Smith

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