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 for read-only user
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  read-only user
   n.
  
      Describes a luser who uses computers almost exclusively for reading
      Usenet, bulletin boards, and/or email, rather than writing code or
      purveying useful information. See twink, terminal junkie, lurker.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  read-only user
  
      Describes a luser who uses computers almost
     exclusively for reading Usenet, bulletin boards, and/or
     electronic mail, rather than writing code or purveying
     useful information.
  
     See twink, terminal junkie, lurker.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1995-02-28)
  

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