cr> Re: CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT AGAINST MSOs (fwd)

1996-04-26 Sender: •••@••.••• hello. this is something that every cable subscriber should be supporting. customers should be the first to demand compliance of their operators. it would bring them programing from smaller producers, and others who would be hard-pressed to get network support. it would also bring extra money to their cable provider, and they … Read more…

cr> Journal of Technology Law & Policy

1996-04-26 **************************************** PLEASE DISTRIBUTE **************************************** SPRING 1996 JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY LAW & POLICY University of Florida College of Law The Spring 1996 edition of the Journal of Technology Law & Policy is now available in full at http://journal.law.ufl.edu/~techlaw/. SUMMARY OF ARTICLES FOREWARD by Justice Ben F. Overton of the Supreme Court of Florida 1. Unsafe … Read more…

cr> FYI: LII mailing list

1996-04-25 Richard Moore Here’s a list some of you may find useful… -rkm ————— Local Information Infrastructure (LII) ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Description: Local Information Infrastructure (LII) is intended to encourage creative thinking to counter the Clinton/Gore Administration “hype” about National Information Infrastructure. It seeks to provide a critical look at federal grant programs – especially the NII … Read more…

Re: “list of telecomm bribes”

1996-04-25 Richard Moore 4/24/96, dicedyuppy wrote: >could you post that list of telecomm bribes…? As a partial answer, here is the section of my article “Cyberspace Inc and the Robber Baron Age” which discusses PFF. -rkm ________________________________________________________________ PFF turns out to be a typical industry-front organization. Characterized by Mr. Stahlman as “Newt’s ‘think tank'”, PFF … Read more…

cr> Announce: Competition Policy Institute (CPI) (fwd)

1996-04-25 Richard Moore The Competition Policy Institute (CPI) is a non-profit organization established by consumer advocates Debra Berlyn and Ron Binz. CPI will advocate state and federal regulatory policies which introduce competition in energy and telecommunications markets in ways that benefit consumers. The group’s Charter is included below. CPI’s activities will be guided by a … Read more…

cr> Paper on digital-signature issues (fwd)

1996-04-25 Richard Moore Date: Mon, 22 Apr 1996 From: Michael Froomkin <•••@••.•••> To: cypherpunks <•••@••.•••> Subject: Draft paper on law of digital signatures, CAs A preliminary draft of my paper on Digital Signatures, Certification Authorities, and a few of the legal problems they (may) create can be found under the title, “The Essential Role of … Read more…

cr> CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT AGAINST MSOs (fwd)

1996-04-25 Richard Moore I’m posting this for two reasons. First, it is of immediate interest, re/ cable regulation. Second, it exemplifies what we can expect UNIVERSALLY in electronic media as all channels become monopolized (like today’s cable) and as our representative government is pushed more and more out of playing a role by deregulation mania. … Read more…

Re: cr> alternative delivery systems

1996-04-25 Arun Mehta > Sender: •••@••.••• (Audrie Krause) > > Arun Metha wrote: Mehta (for the record) > And > prices are going up even as costs are going down. Pardon my ignorance of prices in the US, but other than some rate increases in the case of ISDN, which is really a niche, i … Read more…

cr> Electronic Freedom March

1996-04-25 (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) News Release 24 April 1996 6 PM Contact: Keith A. Glass 703-354-1737 Changes to the Electronic Freedom March The Electronic Freedom March on Washington, currently scheduled for June 30th, 1996, has … Read more…

cr> Internet Privacy Coalition and Golden Key Campaign

1996-04-25 PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, April 24, 1996 URL: http://www.privacy.org/ipc/ Contact: Marc Rotenberg, EPIC, 202/544-9240 Lori Fena, EFF, 415/436-9333 Barbara Simons, USACM 408/463-5661 RSA, 415/595-8782 —————————————— INTERNET PRIVACY COALITION FORMED Golden Key Campaign Launched Groups Urge Good Technology for Privacy and Security Senator Burns to Introduce Legislation —————————————— WASHINGTON, DC — A new coalition today urged … Read more…