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Subject: Re: AOL blocking --- lawsuit filed
From: Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui @ plaidworks . com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 11:26:39 -0700
To: "Bernie Cosell" <bernie @ fantasyfarm . com>
Cc: Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui @ plaidworks . com>, <list-managers @ greatcircle . com>
In-reply-to: <200308281808 . h7SI8SSw002941 @ mail . rev . net>


On Thursday, August 28, 2003, at 11:08  AM, Bernie Cosell wrote:

But what's fun is to observe, over the decades, how each succeeding wave
of newcomers to the net decries the _next_ wave and tries to pull the
ladder up after themselves...:o)


the net has always been a gated community. People are now upset either because they have to pay for the gate, or because the community they want to be in won't let them....

(in the old days, the gate was around the internet, making it safe for us college educated techie types. And slowly but surely, we've let in all those (shudder) other people, and it's never been the same. thank god.)




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