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Gary Probst wrote:

On another list serv it was said this message is a hoax!
Laura, I am wondering if you were foozled.

Laura Symons wrote:
>
> December 30, 1997 at 12:46:00:
> >
> >     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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>
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