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Mon Jun 7 13:04:54 EST 1993


Subject: INTERNET FREE ACCESS THREATENED
 
 
   Please forward to all on your address network.
 
   Michel
 
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>Date:         Fri, 4 Jun 1993 15:32:34 CDT
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>From: Carl Dassbach <DASSBACH at MTUS5.cts.mtu.edu>
>Subject:      INTERNET FREE ACCESS THREATENED
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>Most of you are probably aware of a plan to limit free use of
>INTERNET to "scientists" transmitting huge files and to start
>charging for e-mail.  Apparently, this is the result of private
>telecommunications interests putting pressure on the National
>Science Foundation.
>
>If this plan is realized, it will mean that the majority of the
>approximately 15 million users of INTERNET will be cut off.
>Sadly, this is occurring just when the potential of this network
>was starting to be realized.
>
>Something must be DONE.  We can not let private interests deprive
>us of access to INTERNET.
>
>I suggest that all concerned users register their protest/concern
>directly with Clinton and Gore via e-mail.  Their e-mail address
>have recently been posted and they are:
>
>Clinton= PRESIDENT at WHITEHOUSE.GOV
>Gore = VICE.PRESIDENT at WHITEHOUSE.GOV
>
>In addition, I also suggest that we identify the office in the
>NSF which is responsible for INTERNET and register electronic
>protests with them.
>
>Any help or suggestions would be appreciated, especially in
>locating the e-mail address for the office in the NSF.
>
>**********************************************************************
>* Carl H.A. Dassbach            BITNET:  DASSBACH at MTUS5              *
>* Dept. of Social Sciences      INTERNET: DASSBACH at MTUS5.CTS.MTU.EDU *
>* Michigan Technological Univ.  PHONE: (906)487-2115                 *
>* Houghton,  MI  49931          FAX: (906)487-2468                   *
>* U.S.A.                                                             *
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