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December 30, 1997 at 12:46:00:
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>     Posted by Larry Armstrong, FMDAC Alliance Liaison
>
>     From: hut35.southwind.net - 206.53.98.227
>
>     Subject: FCC reg to charge for email usage.
>
>    Tell your friends, tell everyone who uses E-Mail.. This is to
>inform you of a very important matter currently under review by the FCC.
>
>Your local telephone company has filed a proposal with the FCC to impose
>
>per minute charges for your internet service. They contend that your
>usage
>has or will hinder the operation of the telephone network. E-Mail, in my
>
>opinion, will diminish if users were required to pay additional per
>minute
>charges. The FCC has created an email box for your comments, responses
>must
>be received by February 13, 98. Send your comments to ""[log in to unmask]""
>tell
>them what you think. Every phone company is in on this one, and they are
>
>trying to sneak it in just under the wire for litigation. Let everyone
>you
>know hear about this one. Get e-mail address to everyone you can think
>of.
>
>     FCC E Mail address [log in to unmask]
>
>    Folks, this is really important. If we have to pay for e-mail , the
>cost is going to skyrocket. It's about the only thing now that
>is>cost-effective. Please make your opinions known to the FCC.
>- --

Laura Symons
Academic Reource Center
Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595
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804-381-6378

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