December 30, 1997 at 12:46:00: > > Posted by Larry Armstrong, FMDAC Alliance Liaison > > From: hut35.southwind.net - 22.214.171.124 > > 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] > > Guys, 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 [log in to unmask] 804-381-6378 Warning: Dates on calendar are closer than they appear.