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RE: FCC to re-examine ?modem tax?

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A valid point, but the fact that the FCC has to allow the collection of the
charge--with the inevitable idea that the charge itself will be taxed--is
what leads to this notion.

FWIW, I have never been impressed with 'free enterprise' manifest as mono-
or duopolies that have direct or indirect government sanction. True, Hitler
made the trains run on time, but the rest of the baggage is what scares me.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Wright [mailto:chrisw(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 1999 6:04 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: FCC to re-examine ?modem tax?
> ...any fee would be free market
> capitalism. Therefore payment would be a privilege conferred
> on us by a
> benevolent God, not a burdensome tax. And everyone has a
> share. (sorry,
> couldn't resist...)