|Definition:|| communication between several participants by means of a computer network, in which each participant has access to messages from other participants
NOTE 1 – Participation may be limited by some authority. Submission of messages may be restricted to a group of participants. Some conferences are moderated or have content filters.
NOTE 2 – Messages in general have no specified recipient.
NOTE 3 – Messages may contain text, graphics, software, voice, sounds, or video, or a combination thereof. They may be stored for a certain period of time.