RE: Uncle Sam Wants YOU!

From: David Schwartz (
Date: Sun Jul 01 2001 - 15:53:00 EST

> On Sun, 1 Jul 2001, Kurt Maxwell Weber wrote:
> > In that case, I have the following options:
> > 1) Start my own ISP
> > 2) Use Windows XP
> > 3) Not use Windows XP and not be able to use my current ISP
> > 4) Go to a different ISP


> > I'll just have to decide which I value more. As long as I
> > won't be killed
> > for using a different OS, I still have a choice.


> But these are false alternatives! "I'll give you a choice, I remove
> either your right foot or your left arm. Your choice."


> The choice
> of "neither" is not given.


> All I want is true alternatives. I
> hope that one of those alternatives will be to opt out of the
> coercive, advertising rich, commercial environment that is in
> our future.

        Go ahead and opt out. The only one using or threatening force here seems to
be you.


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