Jason Scott is a digital historian and archivist who specializes in early microcomputer history and dial-up bulletin board systems. He is the webmaster of textfiles.com, a collection of BBS-era textfiles that has been open to the public since 1998. In 2001, he began filming a documentary about BBSes called "BBS: The Documentary", an 8-episode mini-series about BBSes spanning 25 years and totalling five and a half hours in length. This documentary series was released on 3 DVDs in early 2005.
In late 2005, Jason announced he had begun work on a documentary about text adventures called GET LAMP. He has been filming throughout 2006 and 2007 and currently plans to release this film in 2009.
He is also known as jscott.