Re: Federal Bill 602p

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sun Jul 08 2001 - 18:41:50 MDT

Natasha Vita-More wrote:

> "Under proposed legislation, the US Postal Service will be attempting to
> bill E-mail users out of "alternative postage fees". Bill 602P will
> permit the Federal Government to charge a 5-cent surcharge on every
> e-mail delivered,

Well known hoax. Good thing too, for a typical session of real-time
chat could run into the thousands of dollars. Depending on how one
interprets the phrase "every e-mail delivered" a real-time voice
transmission could run in the millions per hour. {8-] spike

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