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Re: phone company fees



We've done some investigating and believe this crisis to be
past.  Apparently, the FCC tabled this idea some time ago.


On Sat, 8 Nov 1997, Erin Moore wrote:

> Folks,
>         I thought we all needed to be aware of this one and respond as seems
> fit.
>
> > 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@fcc.gov 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
> > litiagation. Let everyone you know here this one. Get the e-mail address
> > to
> > everyone you can think of.
> >
>
> Luck to us all'
> --Erin
> ecmoore@utkux.utcc.utk.edu
>

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