Davy Jones Locker BBS Sysop will not be down for breakfast

swatgig

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Richard Kenadek, the sysop of the Davy Jones Locker BBS, died Wednesday. When I got my first computer back in 1986, I frequented Davy Jones Locker, run by Kenadek, as well as The Repair Shop, run by @chet076 , both in Central Mass.

Davy Jones Locker was the subject of a Saturday morning FBI raid for software piracy. I'm pretty sure Kenadek got probation.

Kenadek's obit is here. View Richard Kenadek's Obituary on telegram.com and share memories
 

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RIP fellow SysOp.

I remember that BBS and it getting raided. That raid was discussed for years in the SysLaw seminars. Hot stuff on what NOT to do.
 

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Man, a BBS. Almost like ancient history now!

When I worked for Apple sometimes it was easier to get the latest release of Apple's software from a BBS than to get it from corporate...

:)
 

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I remember it, but by mid-1985 I was done BBSing, mainly due to an, um, encounter I may or may not have had with USAISC-White Sands. [grin]
 
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