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Subject: Re: REMOVE
From: Einar Hrafnsson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:BIBLIST - Topics in Nordic research library user services <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 15 Oct 1997 08:44:06 +0000

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> At 08.37 1997-10-15 +0200, you wrote:
> >At 20:05 1997-10-14 +0200, you wrote:
> >>We found your name on a list that indicates
> >> you have an interest in this kind of offer.
> >> To be removed from our list, simply reply
> >> to this message with the single word "REMOVE"
> >> in the subject line.
> >>
> >>
> >> We would like to give you FREE software programs
> >> just to introduce you to the easiest and most
> >> cost-effective way to get software...
> >> The Computer Bits & Bytes Download Store.<br> These programs are NOT demos
> >>or shareware...<br> they are full retail versions worth $20!<br> <br>
> >>Simply visit our store at:<br> <br><br> <br> and
> >>click the "FREE SOFTWARE" button.<br> No gimmicks...NO
> >>KIDDING!<br> Enjoy these free programs on us!<br> While you're there, check
> >>out the rest of our<br> store.  You'll find hundreds of programs for<br>
> >>less than $10!  As well as names you'll know<br> like Webfoot Games at
> >>discounted prices...<br> and best of all, you can be up and running<br>
> >>with your new software in minutes...not days!<br> <br> So drop buy our
> >>store...and save!<br><br>
> >>****************************************************************** FREE
> >>SPEECH  Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion,
> >>or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of
> >>speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble,
> >>and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
> >>  --- Amendment I, The US Constitution  There are a few people on the
> >>Internet who complain whenever they received unsolicited mail. Many of
> >>these individuals are the same people who feel that the World Wide Web,
> >>Online Services and the Internet should have never been commercialized.
> >>These "computer hippies" resent the presence of businesses on the Internet.
> >> The vast majority of people appreciate short, informative messages about
> >>useful new products and/or services and do NOT want any "computer hippies"
> >>and immature nerds interfering with their ability to receive potentially
> >>valuable information on the Internet since that's what the Internet is
> >>supposed to be all about!  Whether or not you like receiving E-mail, if you
> >>are a true American, then you will fight for anybody's right to do so.
> >>Most Americans and the vast majority of people on the Internet are opposed
> >>to imposed censorship in any form.  We are continually amazed at how
> >>quickly people applaud the loss of their freedoms. Without freedom of
> >>speech, WE HAVE LOST EVERYTHING our society stands for. If you are
> >>irritated by unsolicited E-mails, JUST IGNORE THEM, THIS IS THE COST OF A
> >>FREE SOCIETY! PAY YOUR DUES!  One thing that has to be said for E-mail over
> >>snail mail,  is that no trees had to be cut down to send E-mail.
> >
> >
> Johan Arvidsson
> Dep. of Social Sciences
> Goteborgs Universitetsbibliotek
> Centralbiblioteket
> PO Box 5096
> S-402 22 GOTEBORG
> Tel +46 31 773 17 38
> Fax +46 31 773 17 55

Einar Hrafnsson
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