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Re: Free E-mail???

Groosum wrote:

Then we, non Americans will still have advantage over you Americans,
heheheh, but I still have to pay RM0.01 / minute for internet connection
and RM0.025 /minutes for telephone charge.
  (RM is Ringgit Malaysia - Malaysian currency.  Currently under fix
rate US$1.00 = RM3.80)


> Hey, this might affect us;( Sorry about the non-Groo post )
> The last few months have revealed an alarming trend in the
> Government of the United States attempting to quietly push
> through legislation that will affect your use of the Internet.
> Under proposed legislation the U.S. Postal Service will be
> attempting to bilk email users out of "alternate postage fees."
> Bill 602P will permit the Federal Govt. to charge a 5 cent
> surcharge on every email delivered, by billing Internet Service
> Providers at source. The consumer would then be billed in turn by
> the ISP. Washington DC lawyer Richard Stepp is working without
> pay to prevent this legislation from becoming law.