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    Your letter to the NTIA
    by Anonymous on Saturday July 01 2006, @10:34AM (#16847)
    Truth is, Mr. Milton, that your message uses something of which you are well aware - people are lazy to write their own messages. Do you bet that half of the people sending your spam, haven't even read it?

    What makes sense in these mails is how many people actually respond to the spam, in which you must have advertized your web site, and how many of them decided NOT to send it.

    For one, the proposed text is useless, because it says "give up the Internet from the US government to another... government!"

    But how many of your readers have discovered that?
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    Re:Your letter to the NTIA
    by Mueller ({mueller} {at} {syr.edu}) on Sunday July 02 2006, @07:12AM (#16849)
    User #2901 Info | http://istweb.syr.edu/~mueller/
    >Do you bet that half of the people sending
    >your spam, haven't even read it?

    I am quite sure that every one of the people who have sent in the message have read it and understand it. The message was derived from a WSIS civil society statement that was discussed and debated publicly at length, presented publicly at a WSIS Prepcom. It also uses language from the WGIG Report, which was accepted by the US government among others.

    >the proposed text is useless, because it
    >says "give up the Internet from the US >government to another... government!"

    Ah, I see that you have not read the statement! It does not say that. So I guess your complaint about our signatories amounts to projection of your own failure onto others.

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