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user
1. A person, organization, or other entity (including a computer or computer system), that employs the services provided by a telecommunication system, or by an information processing system, for transfer of information. Note: A user functions as a source or final destination of user information, or both. Synonym subscriber. 2. [Insecurity, a] person or process authorized access to an IS (information system); [an] individual defined, registered, and bound to a public key structure by certification authority. 3.  A person who interacts with a system.   4.  Any person who interacts with a computer system . 5.  Any person who interacts directly with a computer system.6. Also known as viewer. It denotes the representation of a human or automata IPTV consumer by a set of its configuration and management data – e.g., application views, profiles, passwords, or preferences. A single User has access to one or more Devices. See also IPTV User.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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