[Coco] Re: [Color Computer] Ebay bad sellers

KnudsenMJ at aol.com KnudsenMJ at aol.com
Mon Feb 27 23:46:29 EST 2006

In a message dated 2/27/06 12:39:28 AM Eastern Standard Time,  
gene.heskett at verizon.net writes:

BTW, AOL  is discussing this brilliant idea of charging everyone a small 
fee, less  than a cent, per email message they allow thru to their 
subscribers,  supposedly in an attempt to control spam.  Since the 
majority of the  rest of the ISP's won't even consider paying that, AOL 
will be effectively  disconnected from the internet, so you might want 
to look around for  another ISP.

AOL is really great at "getting ideas", as in "taking a notion".
I'm still ticked at them for dropping Usenet access, when I still have tons  
of boat-anchor ham gear to sell (now I'll have to put up with Flea Pay).   But 
their spam handling is pretty good.
Now, if EVERY ISP would charge .01 cent for every email sent, that would  
scarcely bother anyone except spammers.  But everyone has to do it, so no  one 
ISP gets cut off.
--Mike K.

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