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Subject: Re: FREE kiddingREMOVE
From: Cissi Borggren <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:BIBLIST - Topics in Nordic research library user services <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 15 Oct 1997 09:32:34 -0200

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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.

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