Stargates (In Defense of J.F.)

Nathan Stratton nathan at
Tue May 28 04:13:03 UTC 1996

On Mon, 27 May 1996, Jim Fleming wrote:

> On Sunday, May 26, 1996 10:50 AM, Dorian Kim[SMTP:dorian at] wrote:
> @ On Sun, 26 May 1996, Tim Bass wrote:
> @
> @ > Excuse me just a little, but I would like to follow-up on the
> @ > Bush-o-Gram with regard to Jim Fleming and others whom Randy
> @ > would love to silence in this world.
> @
> I am not sure why people on the Internet want to silence people.
> I thought that the Internet was born with a basic goal of breaking
> down centralized control over information flow and the censorship
> that always goes with power being concentrated in a few people's
> hands (or minds)...

Humm, I don't think ARPA cared about breaking down centralized control
over information flow and censorship. They wanted to connect DOD computers
together and could care less about most of the things the internet is used
for today.

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