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My Board

My Board

  • The My Board script is subject to change without notification. Should you notice problems with My Board, please check this page to see if there have been any changes.
  • The My Board script may be subject to short term or permanent removal.
  • If you have any questions about this or any other CGI script, please contact Asahi Net.

My Board Service

My Board allows Asahi Net members to correspond with each other by posting messages to a noticeboard visible inside their Web browser.

The MyBoard service is available only to members who are using their homepage space to host their individual homepage. Only Asahi Net members will be able to create a My Board and make postings to it, however the My Board will be viewable by non-Asahi Net members.

Operation Guidelines and Rules


Before Using My Board

  1. The My Board service is unique to Asahi Net. Use of My Board is limited to only those members using their Asahi Net Individual Home Page space. Only one My Board may be created by each Asahi Net Individual member.
  2. Only Asahi Net Individual members may make postings to a My Board. These members may freely make postings, and may even do so using a nickname. Posted messages will be visible on the Internet, and non-Asahi Net members will also be able to read them.
  3. Both creators of a My Board and those posting to a My Board are required to consent to and abide by the items of the following "My Board Usage Rules."

My Board Usage Rules

  1. Application of Agreements
    The My Board Service is offered by ATSON, Inc. (hereafter called "the Company") and is one of Asahi Net's optional services. Operation of the My Board service is covered by both the Asahi Net Individual Member Service Agreement and the Asahi Net Individual Home Page Service Agreement. Both creators of a My Board and those posting to a My Board are required to consent to and abide by the items of the Asahi Net Individual Member Service Agreement and the Asahi Net Individual Home Page Service Agreement.
  2. Responsibility of My Board Creators
    Creators of a My Board bear the entire responsibility for its operation, and depending on their judgement they are able to close the My Board and delete the content of postings. The creator of a My Board will also bear the entire responsibility for, and the expense of, the resolution of any dispute arising from the operation of a My Board. The Company will not bear the burden of any such loss or damage.
  3. Content of Postings
    Content of postings must conform with the items of Section 4 "Individual Home Page content" of the Asahi Net Individual Home Page Service Agreement.
  4. The Poster's User ID
    Creators of a My Board will be able to know the Asahi Net User ID of those making postings, but may not use this information for any purpose other than to operate My Board.
  5. Closure of a My Board
    Should the Company judge the content of a My Board to be in violation of these rules, it may, at its own discretion and without prior notification to the creator, close the My Board. Should the Company close a member's My Board it is under no obligation to reveal its reason for doing so.

[15 December 1999]

Asahi Net Individual Member Service Agreement.
Asahi Net Individual Home Page Service Agreement.

Application for My Board


Using the BBB

Application can be made using Asahi Net's BBB service at this page:
https://bbb.asahi-net.or.jp/bbb/apply/webbbs

Creating and changing My Board


On accessing Asahi Net's BBB to apply for the My Board service, the following screens will appear.

Creating a My Board

    1. Click the Create button.

    Click the Create button

    2. Click the pull-down arrow in the Language box and select the language you require the My Board to appear in. If you do not choose a language, you will get Japanese.

    For those using their default homepage space, the My Board will be hosted at
    http://cgibbs.asahi-net.or.jp/bbs/show/Asahi Net User ID/bbs
    For those using their FreeAddress space, the My Board will be hosted at
    http://cgibbs.www.ne.jp/bbs/show/asahi/FreeAddress/bbs

    Select the language

    3. The Confirmation of My Board screen allows you to decide if you want to continue and create the My Board or not. Click Yes if you want to create the My Board specified.

    Confirmation

    4. Completion of My Board Creation. Now you can click the Back to start button.

    My Board Created

Confirming / Changing Settings

    1. Information about registered My Board. Click the Admin link to access Admin mode screen. You will then need to enter your Asahi Net Use ID and password at the prompt.

    Click the Admin link

    2. Click the Go to BBS Configuration Menu link to access the My Board administration screen.

    Click My Board Configuration Menu link

    3. Configuring My Board. This is where you can enter your preferred Title of the My Board, change the number of articles per page, etc. If you make changes, make sure to click the Save Settings button afterwards so that the change takes effect.

    Change title

    4. Configuring My Board - continued. This is where you can change the color scheme of the My Board. If you make changes, make sure to click the Save Settings button afterwards so that the change takes effect. An Initialize all settings button is available should you need it.

    Change color scheme

    Change color scheme

Placement of the link to your My Board

    Please place the link to your My Board in one of your homepages.

    For those using their default homepage space, the My Board will be hosted at http://cgibbs.asahi-net.or.jp/bbs/show/Asahi Net User ID/bbs
    For those using their FreeAddress space, the My Board will be hosted at http://cgibbs.www.ne.jp/bbs/show/asahi/FreeAddress/bbs

Suspension / Resumption and Deletion of your My Board