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1.4 million passwords

Library Systems Newsletter [March 1986]


There are now more than 1.4 million passwords in use by subscribers to online services in North America. According to the Digital Information Group of Stanford, CT., CompuServe leads the industry with nearly 260,000 passwords. Indicative of their popularity, the following providers of online services were reported to have issued the following numbers of passwords to subscribers: Dow Jones, 235,000; Mead Data, 180,000; Dialog, 70,000; and I.P. Sharp, 37,000.

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Publication Year:1986
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 6 Number 03
Issue:March 1986
Page(s):19
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss, Contributing Editor
Subject: Online searching
ISSN:0277-0288
Record Number:7310
Last Update:2021-11-17 12:27:41
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00