1998-08-11 - Re: I’m from the government, and I’m here to control your email….

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From: Reeza! <howree@cable.navy.mil>
To: “William H. Geiger III” <whgiii@openpgp.net>
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UTC Datetime: 1998-08-11 13:08:36 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 11 Aug 1998 06:08:36 -0700 (PDT)

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From: Reeza! <howree@cable.navy.mil>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 1998 06:08:36 -0700 (PDT)
To: "William H. Geiger III" <whgiii@openpgp.net>
Subject: Re: I'm from the government, and I'm here to control your email....
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At 02:24 PM 8/10/98 -0500, William H. Geiger III wrote:
>Many of the unusual suspects that will go along with this plan will be
>from the states like Alaska, Idaho, North Dakota, ...ect who are fearful
>that their constituents will actually have to pay a fair price to have
>mail and packages delivered to bum-fuck nowhere. I don't recall the name
>but one of the critter from Alaska was very upset that if USPS looses it's
>monopoly delivery in Alaska would no longer be subsidized and that they
>might have to pay market value to have packages delivered by plane to the
>far reaches of the wilderness (god forbid!!).

Where are you from?
Bum-fuck nowhere to you and bum-fuck nowhere to me are two different places.

A letter costs 32 cents (presently) whether you send it across town, or
across the country.
This knife cuts both ways. Once the precedent is set, other industries
would quickly join in.
How long would it take, do you think, until some whizbang at the electric
company decides 'lectric usage rates should be determined on distance from
the 'lectric generating plant?