Fun_People Archive
8 Feb
An Apology

Date: Thu, 8 Feb 96 23:16:23 -0800
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: An Apology

From: Don Porter <dporter@SKYENET.NET>

>Frankly, I think blacking out homepages is a futile gesture, because I
>would bet that 98 percent of the people who helped pass this bill don't
>go online. I found this to be true when I contacted the offices of the
>representatives from my home state who had helped sponsor the bill.

As a Hoosier, I want to apologize to the folks on the list for the fact that
one of Indiana's own, Sent. Dan Coates, was co-sponsor of the asinine CDA
provisions in the Telecommunications Act. He was acting on his own, not on
behalf of most of us Hoosiers, believe me! Just when I was hoping you'd
forgiven us for inflicting Dan Quayle on you, Coats has to go and do
something like this.

Don Porter

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