cr> Free calls to Congress!

1996-04-28 Sender: Evan Ravitz <•••@••.•••> ———- Forwarded message ———- Date: Sat, 27 Apr 96 14:53:06 -0500 From: Matthew <•••@••.•••> To: •••@••.•••, •••@••.••• Subject: Ralph Reed: Our Friend ———— Forwarded Message begins here ———— The Christian Coalition has set up a temporary 800- number service which will direct your call to the office of any U.S. … Read more…

Re: cr> Electronic Freedom March

1996-04-28 Sender: •••@••.••• (Marilyn Davis) > > (Note from moderator: someone is planning this, so I guess it will > happen, but I haven’t seen any real discussion of it anywhere.–Andy) > > The Electronic Freedom March on Washington, currently scheduled for June > 30th, 1996, has been re-scheduled to the fall, tentatively the weekend … Read more…

cr> Pointer from moderator

1996-04-28 Charles Bell forwarded the schedule for the Fourth International Conference on Information Warfare” to be held in Brussels, Belgium, on May 23-24 1996. The main topics are: Personal Privacy Industrial and Economic Spying and Warfare Global Conflict, Terrorism and the Military Andy ~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~-~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=~ Posted by Andrew Oram – •••@••.••• – Moderator: CYBER-RIGHTS (CPSR) Cyber-Rights: … Read more…

cr> Re: Internet Broadcast TV.

1996-04-28 Sender: Charles Bell <•••@••.•••> I must note once more that I am out of my technical depth here, but I seem to remember seeing a quote from Nicholas Negroponte’s `Being Digital’ asserting that internet-type communication should not be carried over cables but rather beamed via satellite; that doing so would enormously increase the capacity. … Read more…

cr> How should telecom be deregulated?

1996-04-27 Sender: Arun Mehta <•••@••.•••> In discussing whether telecom should be deregulated, and how, I would not like to get stuck on whether congressmen took bribes (it amazes me to see so much consensus on the list that they did, yet the supposedly liberal media says nothing? In India, we think we have lots more … Read more…

Re: CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT AGAINST MSOs

1996-04-27 Sender: •••@••.••• (Glen Raphael) >I’m >under the possibly mistaken impression that your government no longer >prevents competition in the cable business. Nope. The federal government still regulates prices and service levels in various onerous ways and local governments generally license operators under conditions which strongly discourage competition. It’s a mess. Right now if I … Read more…

cr> Re: The future of communications

1996-04-27 Sender: •••@••.••• hello. i really thought that was funny. nothing even close to that will happen to anyone in 1999, though. every company who can will provide everything, and you will probably have to have a button for all telecomm services, no looping out through the entire system just to get back to your … Read more…

Re: cr> FYI: LII mailing list (fwd)

1996-04-26 Sender: MichaelP <•••@••.•••> Here fellas!! one of the internet’s problems involves the use of overlapping titles/acronyms. The snipped post below is about a new list where LII means “local information infrastructure”. @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ > ———- Forwarded Message ———- > > From: Richard K. Moore, INTERNET:•••@••.••• > TO: “Multiple recipients of list •••@••.•••”, > DATE: 25/04/96 … Read more…

cr> Pointers from moderator

1996-04-26 A conference will be held at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. on May 3 about the Telecom Act, hearing from both businesspeople and public interest representatives. (Coralee Whitcomb, who heads the Boston chapter of CPSR, will speak.) See http://web.mit.edu/tac/www/home.html or email me for the announcement. A conference at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada on June … Read more…

cr> The future of communications

1996-04-26 Craig A. Johnson A little humor for the weekend. –caj @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Date: Thu, 25 Apr 1996 19:54:17 -0400 From: Dave Farber <•••@••.•••> Subject: IP: The future of communications. From: Roman Gollent <•••@••.•••> Forwarded-by: varun@butch (Varun Mehta) Sometime in 1999: “Hello. This is Bell Atlantic-Nynex-MCI-TCI-America Online customer service. May I help you?” “Yes, I’d like … Read more…