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Subject: Re: Remove
From: Brigitte Kuhne <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:BIBLIST - Topics in Nordic research library user services <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 16 Oct 1997 11:13:19 +0200

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At 21:09 1997-10-14 +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.
>>These programs are NOT demos or shareware...
>>they are full retail versions worth $20!
>>Simply visit our store at:
>>and click the "FREE SOFTWARE" button.
>>No gimmicks...NO KIDDING!
>>Enjoy these free programs on us!
>>While you're there, check out the rest of our
>>store.  You'll find hundreds of programs for
>>less than $10!  As well as names you'll know
>>like Webfoot Games at discounted prices...
>>and best of all, you can be up and running
>>with your new software in minutes...not days!
>>So drop buy our store...and save!
>>****************************************************************** 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
>>has to be said for E-mail over snail mail,  is that no trees had to be
>>cut down to send E-mail. 
Brigitte Kühne
Universitet i Lund
Institutionen för kulturvetenskaperna
Biskopsgatan 7
S-223 62 Lund, Sweden
Tel: 046-222 30 22
Fax: 046-222 31 43

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