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RE: Fwd: Serious

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Even if it's a hoax, it's probably a good idea to remind congress that we're
watching this very closely.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charley Hamilton [mailto:chamilto(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 1999 11:12 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: Fwd: Serious
> Though I sent something about this before.  This is, as far as anyone 
> can tell, a hoax.  Nothing in the list of current or upcoming 
> legislation has either a Bill # 602P, nor anything with text relating 
> to email taxation, except one that seems to be actively opposing UN 
> taxation of the 'net. (UNDP's '99 HDR proposed a bitwise tax on info 
> transmitted over the net, to be collected by the UN.  *That* is real &
> bothers me.)  
> In fact, if you look at the bill name formats, they all start 
> H.R. or S.
> and then a number.  There are various other setups, but nothing seems
> to match the pattern ###P.  Check out (the congress 
> website) for info on what the gov't is *really* doing these days.  
> Also check the seaint archives for whatever I might have 
> posted before 
> on this if you feel it's important enough.  
> Charley
> -- 
> Charles Hamilton, EIT                   Graduate Student 
> Researcher     
> Department of Civil and                 Phone: 949.824.8694
>     Environmental Engineering           FAX:   949.824.2117 
> University of California, Irvine        Email: chamilto(--nospam--at)