[brlug-general] Linux Users Unite: Stop SCO!
johnhebert at it-group.com
Mon Sep 1 06:51:39 CDT 2003
Well, crap. I didn't read that page closely enough. I assumed that it would
be printed and sent via USPS.
Thanks for pointing that out. Clay is right: sending an actual letter is
more effective. You can look up your congressional representatives for your
From: John Smith
To: General at brlug.net
Sent: 8/31/03 8:23 PM
Subject: Re: [brlug-general] Linux Users Unite: Stop SCO!
Instead of 'signing' some web poll that will likely have zero effect on
anything, why not print it and mail it to your congressman since the law
states that if you write them then they must write you back or send some
letter of acknowledgement(sp?) back to you.
On Sun, 2003-08-31 at 06:30, John Hebert wrote:
> The Electronic Frontier Foundation has organized a campaign to contact
> Congressional representatives with a pre-written message that
> opposition to SCO's actions against Linux users and is sent with your
> address on it. You can edit the message to your taste if you wish.
> If you want to get involved, take a look at the following website:
> and sign the letter!
> Here's some blurbage from the site:
> Linux Users Unite: Stop SCO!
> The SCO Group, Inc. recently announced that it plans to sue individual
> users if they refuse to pay the company a $700 licensing fee, which it
> threatens to double in the fall. This is an effort designed by SCO to
> bolster its licensing claims against IBM and Red Hat by beating up on
> who can't afford a multimillion-dollar defense. SCO hasn't proven that
> has a right to collect this money at all, so its attempt to hold
> liable is a terrible misuse of the legal system. Tell Congress that
> tactics are unacceptable!
> If you wanted to fight back against SCO and didn't know how, this is
> chance. Please forward this message to other Linux and GPL software
> John Hebert
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