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 - 18.104.22.168 > > > > 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 > [log in to unmask] > 804-381-6378 > > Warning: Dates on calendar are closer than they appear.