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tax on Internet usage]] (fwd)

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Elizabeth J Garber (egarber)
Tue, 6 Jan 1998 13:39:22 -0700 (MST)

This is a forwarded message about adding fees to your telephone bill for
your internet usage. Many readers will be interested. Please do take

Elizabeth Garber

>>> >Please all US Members look at this and send in a Letter.
>>> >
>>> >Subject: Are you ready for the next Internet ISP tax, If so read on.
>>> >
>>> >The following message came to me from a retired executive of
>>> >Southern Connecticut Bell Telephone Company. It seems that local phone
>>> >companies throughout the United States are supporting legislation that
>>> >would impose "per minute" charges for our connection to Internet
>>> >Service Providers.
>>> >
>>> >I am writing you this to inform you of a very important matter.
>>> >Currently under review by the FCC: Your local telephone company
>>> >has filed a proposal with the FCC to impose per minute charges for your
>>> >internet service. They contend that your usage has or will hinder the
>>> >operation of the telephone network. It is my belief that internet
>>> >usage will diminish if users were required to pay additional per
>>> >minute charges. The FCC has created an email box for your comments.
>>> >Responses must be received by February 13, 1998.
>>> >
>>> > Send your comments to isp and tell them what you think.
>>> >Every phone company is in on this one, and they are trying to
>>> >sneak it in just under the wire for legislation. Let everyone you know
>>> >hear about this one. Get the e-mail address of everyone you can
>>> >think of and ask them to e-mail to: isp
>>> >I would appreciate any further information form any of you regarding
>>> >theis matter.


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