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Subject: Re: REMOVE
From: Johan Arvidsson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:BIBLIST - Topics in Nordic research library user services <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 15 Oct 1997 08:04:04 +0100

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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
PO Box 5096

Tel +46 31 773 17 38
Fax +46 31 773 17 55

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