The Future End of Classic Computing

From: Doc <>
Date: Fri Mar 29 21:12:23 2002

On Fri, 29 Mar 2002, Sellam Ismail wrote:

> Ah hell. This is a dead fish. It stinks really bad but it'll eventually
> just go away. I wouldn't worry about it.

  No!!! It won't go away! Google "UCITA". Several states have already
passed THAT, and are agressively enforcing it.

  Please, please don't assume that the idiocy, the long-term impact on
innovation and economy, or even the legality of this bill have ANY
bearing on its likelihood of passing.
  These puppet politicians really don't have a clue or a care what
they're sponsoring, and a lot of basically honest legislators are not
only absolutely illiterate concerning, but completely unaware of, non-MS
computing and digital media technology in general. They can only listen
to the loudest voice.
  If we don't all voice our opinions and share our *rational*,
*educated* viewpoint with these people, this bill could very well become
law. WRITE your representatives. EMAIL them. CALL them. Be nice. Be
reasonable. State your qualifications as well as your concerns. Speak
as an ally, not an enemy. BUT SPEAK!!!!

  And you guys who are not US residents - you probably have a louder
voice in this than we do. When senators, sponsors, and reps start
getting mail & calls from people not directly bound by a bill, they'll

  OK. End rant. Deeep, slow breaths. Ommmmmmmm

Received on Fri Mar 29 2002 - 21:12:23 GMT

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