Computer underground Digest Wed Oct 19, 1994 Volume 6 : Issue 91 ISSN 1004-042X Editors: J
Computer underground Digest Wed Oct 19, 1994 Volume 6 : Issue 91
Editors: Jim Thomas and Gordon Meyer (TK0JUT2@NIU.BITNET)
Archivist: Brendan Kehoe
Retiring Shadow Archivist: Stanton McCandlish
Shadow-Archivists: Dan Carosone / Paul Southworth
Ralph Sims / Jyrki Kuoppala
Urban Legend Editor: E. Greg Shrdlugold
CONTENTS, #6.91 (Wed, Oct 19, 1994)
File 1--Playboy's "First Amendment" Award Goes to Jim Warren
File 2--NY legis, debates?, MN e-demo, b'caster gagged, religion
File 3--I'net?, courts, GII, InfoSleuth, Cal vote, mo' So. Cal
File 4--Cu Digest Header Information (unchanged since 18 Oct 1994)
CuD ADMINISTRATIVE, EDITORIAL, AND SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION APPEARS IN
THE CONCLUDING FILE AT THE END OF EACH ISSUE.
Date: 16 Oct 1994 12:45:37 -0500
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Andre Bacard)
Subject: File 1--Playboy's "First Amendment" Award Goes to Jim Warren
((MODERATORS' NOTE: Jim Warren as actively, and with some impressive
success, used the Nets to mobilize political support for expanding
public access to governmental documents and records. Hats off to Jim,
and also to Playboy for recognizing the value of Jim's achievements.
We devote this issue of CuD to Jim's recent columns so that those
unfamiliar with his work may see why he deserves to be honored.))
oooooooooooo Please Circulate Widely oooooooooooo
[Attached is a Press Release from the Playboy Foundation. Please
distribute this text on the net and to your friends. Jim Warren
deserves lots of credit for helping all of us. Circulated by Andre
Bacard , who is unaffiliated with Playboy.]
680 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 14, 1994
Contact: Carilyn Engel, (312) 751-8000 Ext. 2657
Kristine Hung, (312) 751-8000 Ext. 2658
COMPUTER COLUMNIST AND OPEN-GOVERNMENT ACTIVIST JIM WARREN
TO RECEIVE 1994 HUGH M. HEFNER FIRST AMENDMENT AWARD
Computer columnist and open-government activist Jim Warren has been
selected to receive the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award in the
category of Government, the Playboy Foundation announced today.
Warren is honored for being one of the leaders in effectively using
online advocacy and network-assisted citizen action. Warren
organized and led a successful grass roots campaign to implement a
plan for a low-cost computerized public information system,
bringing access to state government records to citizens throughout
In March, 1993, California Assemblywoman Debra Bowen introduced a
bill that required that virtually all of the state's public
legislative information be made available to the public by computer
modem. Intrigued by the bill, Warren called Bowen and was told
that the bill was virtually dead because it would cost millions
of dollars to implement and there was very little public support.
Convinced that there was an almost free way of implementing it
using the Internet, the largest, nonprofit, nonproprietary,
cooperative public computer network in the world, Warren
single-handedly launched a crusade to ensure the bill's passage.
Warren went online broadcasting the details of the bill and issued
calls for citizen support and action alerts. The result of his
grass roots electronic campaign was immediate and impressive. What
had been a "dead" bill passed four committee votes and three floor
votes without a single opposing vote.
In October 1993, California Governor Pete Wilson signed the bill
into law, making California the first state in the nation to
provide online access via the Internet to extensive details of all
state legislation in progress. Warren's efforts to open up state
government marks the first time online advocacy and network
assisted citizen action was instrumental in the passage of state
A leading figure in computer-assisted public access, Warren founded
the online newsletter, GovAccess, through which he has campaigned
vigorously and effectively to open government to public view. He
has long used his columns in MicroTimes, Government Technology and
BoardWatch magazines to rally support for overdue reforms in
government information procedures, and was the 1991 founder and
chair of the First Conference on Computers, Freedom & Privacy.
He is now campaigning to make similarly accessible, records such as
the economic interest statements of state officials, lobbyists'
disclosure forms, campaign finance reports and state information
that is already computerized and to which the public has a
theoretical right of access under the California Public Records
Act. He is also encouraging local communities to develop civic
networks, providing 24-hour online access to city and county
Along with Warren, other 1994 Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award
winners include: media critics Jeff Cohen and Normon Solomon, for
co-writing Adventures in Medialand: Behind the News, Beyond the
Pundits, a collection of collection of commentaries on media
issues; attorney Anthony Griffin, for his moral courage in
defending the right of the Klu Klux Klan to keep its membership
lists private; The Oregonian editorial page editor Robert Landauer,
for producing a series of editorials aimed at overturning Measure
9, the anti-gay constitutional amendment in Oregon; drama teacher
Carole Marlowe, for staging a dramatic reading of the play the
play, The Shadowbox that provided a far greater opportunity for the
community to discuss censorship, the First Amendment and artistic
freedom; and First Amendment Congress founder Jean Otto, for
developing the Education for Freedom curriculum for teaching the
First Amendment in public schools.
These winners, who will be honored at an awards luncheon ceremony
on November 16, 1994 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City,
were selected by an independent panel of judges, including Carl
Jensen, professor of communication studies at Sonoma State
University, founding director of Project Censored and a 1992
recipient of a Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award; Jessica
Mitford, social change activist and author of The American Way of
Death; and Rex Armstrong, attorney, volunteer counsel to the
American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon and 1988 Hugh M. Hefner
First Amendment Award winner.
Established in 1979 by the Playboy Foundation, the Hugh M. Hefner
First Amendment Awards program honors individuals who have made
significant contributions to defend First Amendment rights for
Americans. Eligibility is not restricted by profession, but
nominees traditionally have come from the areas of print and
broadcast journalism, education, publishing, law, government and
arts and entertainment.
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 1994 18:07:54 -0700
From: Jim Warren
Subject: File 2--NY legis, debates?, MN e-demo, b'caster gagged, religion
GOVERNMENT ACCESS #078:
NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY INTERNET ADDRESS ALLEGED; SENATE SOON TO FOLLOW
I'm told that the New York Legislature's lower house now has an Internet
server, and that their Senate will have one shortly. No word yet as to
whether either is yet operational, nor if the world can reach 'em. But
it's alleged that they are taking Inet access very seriously and hot in
pursuit of comin' online. For more information, contact yer legis-creature.
And send authorative details to me for blabbering to the world herevia. --jim
I DON'T KNOW OF ANY DEBATE SCHEDULES ... DO YOU?
>From email@example.com Thu Oct 13 23:01:51 1994
A constant annoyance every election season is the inability to find
schedules of campaign debates, short of spending an hour a day scanning
newspapers (time I don't have). Do you know of any BBS's, Web sites,
gophers, listservs, etc., that might have such information?
I missed the Feinstein/Huffington "debate" on Larry King Live. :-(
--Bruce (Bruce Hamilton, Gardena, CA)
[You don't really think that most members of the free press are going
to go out of their way to encourage you to watch some competitor's
channel do you? All the more reason why we need for the online nets
to remain economically viable for *anyone* to report/publicize
anything, and for all users to be able to afford to receive what they
wish - even if telco and cable corps and media monopolists aren't
reaping massive profits from it. --jim]
MINNESOTA E-DEMOCRACY 1994 - CAMPAIGN AND ELECTION INFORMATION
From: "Steven L. Clift" Sun Oct 16 15:26:20 1994
[An outstanding model of some of the possibilities. What are you or others
doing in *your* state? --jim]
The Minnesota E-Democracy project invites you to explore our updated campaign
and election information server on the Internet and to join our interactive
election and public policy electronic mail forum. This citizen organized
project has combined the an interactive forum with retrievable election
information. This combination has been key to its success. It has built a
foundation electronic citizen participation and discussion of important issues.
The new Twin Cities Free-Net is the host of the Internet server and the
Minnesota Regional Network (MRNet) has donated the e-list facilities.
The project has collected position papers from candidates for Governor and
U.S. Senate, the voter registration and constitutional amendment information
from the Secretary of State, candidate profiles from the Star-Tribune
newspaper, and many other election oriented documents in electronic form.
In near future we will be adding the text of the voter guide produced by the
Minnesota League of Women's Voters.
This on-line effort was launched only a few weeks before the September primary
election and is one of only a handful multi-candidate, state-level projects of
it kind. The E-Democracy Internet server is filled with content and the
Minnesota Politics and Public Policy E-mail Forum (MN-POLITICS) has around 300
subscribers - close to three times more than any other state-based public
affairs electronic mail list. The forum is also archived on the server, so
you need not subscribe to the list to follow the interesting debate.
Project volunteers are now working to hold the first e-mail debate between
candidates for the U.S. Senate and Governor in Minnesota. If it can be pulled
off, it will probably be the first on-line e-debate between campaigns at that
level. At a minimum side-by-side issue papers will be presented on a some key
topics over the course of a few days for each race.
If the information below does not answer your questions about reaching the
server, subscribing to the e-mail forum, or about the effort in general,
please feel free to contact us at our e-mail address. The volunteers working
on the debate are looking for question suggestions for the e-debate, so send
We look forward to your participation.
Steven Clift, Project Coordinator, Minnesota E-Democracy 1994
E-Democracy@Free-Net.Mpls-StPaul.MN.US <- E-mail
P.S. ... Please forward this posting to others who might be interested.
To reach the Minnesota E-Democracy Internet Server
Gopher: free-net.mpls-stpaul.mn.us, port 8001
Twin Cities Free-Net Main Menu/ (through these folders)
The Government Center/
The Minnesota E-Democracy Project/
*The server is also listed on the "Mother" Gopher at the University
of Minnesota (gopher.tc.umn.edu) via the following path:
/Other Gopher and Information Servers/North America/USA/Minnesota/
Telnet: free-net.mpls-stpaul.mn.us - Login: guest - No password necessary.
20 minute time limit. VT100 terminal emulation advised.
E-mail Send the following e-mail message to
Retrieval: "Majordomo@Free-Net.Mpls-StPaul.MN.US" with the following
text (case-sensitive) in the message body: info E-Democracy
Excerpts from the E-Democracy WWW Home Page:
The purpose of this non-partisan, volunteer effort is to provide public access
to campaign information in electronic form and to help create an electronic
public space for voters to discuss the election issues that they feel are
important. This server is sponsored by the Twin Cities Free-Net.
Text Submission and Volunteer Information
Election and Voter Registration Information
Voter Guides and Other Information
Campaign Releases by Candidate
Search Text of Campaign and Election Information [via WWW and Telnet only]
Minnesota Politics and Public Policy E-Mail Forum and Archive
Links to Other Election Servers and Related Information
Minnesota Politics and Public Policy Electronic-Mail Forum
Facilities provided by the Minnesota Regional Network
MN-POLITICS is an unmoderated Internet electronic-mail list for the sharing
of information on and discussion of Minnesota politics and public policy.
Members of this forum are encouraged to contribute campaign and election
information, announcements from Minnesota-focused political and civic
organizations, public policy and legislative information, and presentations
on issues of public interest.
The list encourages discussion from diverse political perspectives that is
respectful in nature. This forum is more about the presentation of ideas
and information than being right with one's ideology. As the membership
broadens,the forum will seek to contain informational postings that
represent the diverse political scene in Minnesota.
E-mail users with Internet access can SUBSCRIBE by sending the
following command to:
In the text portion write*:
*WARNING: Do NOT write anything after "mn-politics". Majordomo does
accept the inclusion of any text after the list name. If text is included
(like your name) we will not be able to notify you of this error.
List Manager: Mick Souder
Note: As of 10/13/94 the e-list has around 300 subscribers and averages about
six postings a day. This number should increase as the election approaches.
The list is archived on the E-Democracy server and is searchable by keyword.
The e-list was established to live on beyond the election and as a public
affairs forum focusing on Minnesota issues.
Information Infrastructure ... but not for little folks or "radical" views?
DUNIFER SAYS FCC SEEKS INJUNCTION TO GAG MICRO-POWER BROADCASTER
From: firstname.lastname@example.org Sun Oct 16 05:18:20 1994
From: Stephen Dunifer
To: email@example.com (action mailing list)
On Tuesday, October 10 attorneys for Stephen Dunifer and Free
Radio Berkeley received notice, 80 pages worth, of the FCC's intention to
seek an injunction which would bar further broadcasts by Free Radio
Berkeley. Stephen Dunifer is named as the responsible party. Free Radio
Berkeley is part of a rapidly growing movement which uses inexpensive and
low power radio transmitters (1/2 watt to 30 watts) to reach local
communities. Called micro power broadcasting, this movement sees simple,
easy to use transmitters as the leaflet of the 90's. In an era of
multinational controlled mass media, micro power broadcasting is the voice
of the community; the voice of the people. For four years the government
has been trying to squelch this movement with escalating (but uncollected)
fines. Clearly, it sees broadcasting which anyone can do as a threat to
centralized control of information, ideas and culture. Intimidation
having failed, the FCC is abandoning its own procedures and turning to the
weight of the Federal Courts to squelch this new and democratic media. It
Last July the FCC served a notice of apparent liability on Stephen
Dunifer in the amount of $20,000 for alleged illegal broadcasts. This
case has been pending before an FCC administrative panel for over a year.
In July 1994, a Federal Appeals Court in the District of Columbia ruled
that the FCC's current fine structure was invalid. This action, at the
very least, places the FCC fine process into a state of limbo until new
hearings are held. Perhaps this explains why the FCC has taken this mode
Luke Hiken, attorney for Stephen Dunifer, stated, "This is a
totally unprecedented move on the part of the FCC. It appears they have
side-stepped their own authority regarding micro radio broadcasting.
Instead, they have chosen to bring down the full weight of the Federal
Court System on an ever expanding community of broadcasters who are
challenging the FCC's ban on micro power broadcasting.". (continued)
"They can kiss my Bill of Rights" was Stephen Dunifer's response,
who went on further to say, "Neither myself nor the movement to liberate
and reclaim the airwaves from corporate control will be deterred one bit
by the FCC's latest action. It is a matter of free speech and human
rights. No where in their prodigious legal tome does any aggrieved party
come forth, other than the FCC, to assert damage or harm. FCC, in my
opinion, stands for fostering corporate control. Free Radio Berkeley has
been on vacation for the last few months in order to allow time to put
together new equipment. Broadcasts will resume shortly at a new
frequency, 104.1 FM, and continue until the date of the first court
hearing. If an injunction is granted, there are many others taking up the
banner of Free Radio Berkeley. We shall not be moved nor stymied by a
justice system which means, in reality, just us corporations."
Another member of the legal defense team, Allen Hopper, put it
this way, "It is utterly amazing that the FCC would seek a TRO, which is
only sought for emergency situations where the threat of immediate and
irreparable harm requires the intervention of the Court. The fact that
the FCC has had this case pending before its own administrative panel for
over a year contradicts any notion of emergency or injury. Further, their
actions clearly demonstrate the fear they hold for the kind of public
dialogue which takes place over micro power radio."
Luke Hiken and the National Lawyers Guild Committee on Democratic
Communications are committed to defending the rights of micro broadcasters
under the US Constitution and principles of international law.
At this moment, a hearing on this matter is scheduled to take
place on December 2 in Federal District Court in Oakland starting at 10:30
AM. A Free Speech Solidarity Support Rally will be held outside the
Oakland Federal Building prior to the hearing. On the following evening
(Saturday, December 3) a public forum flying the banner of - Seizing the
Space, Media and Communications Free Speech Activism - will be held in
Berkeley at the Unitarian Fellowship (Cedar & Bonita). Starting time will
be 8 PM. Simultaneous forums on this topic will be taking place in a
number of other cities around the US, and perhaps internationally as well,
on this date.
Contact: Stephen Dunifer, Free Radio Berkeley - (510) 644-3779, 464-3041
Luke Hiken, Attorney At Law, NLGCDC - (415) 705-6460
RELIGION AND THE LAW
>From owner-new-list@VM1.NODAK.EDU Sat Oct 15 22:38:04 1994
From: Eugene Volokh
Organization: UCLA School of Law
Subject--NEW: ReligionLaw - Religion and the Law - mostly for law profs
ReligionLaw on firstname.lastname@example.org
A list for discussion of religion and the law -- free exercise,
Establishment Clause, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, equal
protection, religious discrimination and religious harassment under
Title VII, and so on.
Primarily aimed at law professors, and lawyers with a good grounding
in the relevant legal doctrine. The discussion tends to be
technical, and to assume a good deal of background knowledge.
To subscribe, send a message to email@example.com with the
following in the BODY of the message:
subscribe religionlaw yourfirstname yourlastname
Note: The server software appears to be ListProc rather than LISTSERV.
Owner: Eugene Volokh firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 1994 19:35:02 -0700
From: Jim Warren
Subject: File 3--I'net?, courts, GII, InfoSleuth, Cal vote, mo' So. Cal
Goverment Access #080:
INTERNET? INTERNET WHO?
I just got around to reading "What is the Internet, Anyway?" by John Quarterman
(author of THE MATRIX from Digital Press) and Smoot Carl-Mitchell,
in the September issue of MicroTimes (a California print monthly;
email@example.com) and was *delighted* with it. It provides a MUCH-needed
reasonable delineation of the words and concepts for the ambiguities involved
when folks refer to "the net" or the "Internet" -- a useful structure of the
concepts and labels.
John has advised me that a longer version is now available over the net, as:
COURT INFORMATION ONLINE
[The Sacramento Bar Association Journal carried an article a year or so ago,
urging that the press pay as much attention to the judicial branch of
government as they pay to the executive and legislative branches - proposing
that it needs the same level of vigilent public oversight as do the better-
known branches. What a provocative thought. I asked some questions about
online access to court records. --jim]
Date--Mon, 17 Oct 1994 04:31:23 -0700
From--Barry D Roseman Mon Oct 17 04:31:21 1994
I can answer at least some of your questions. "EDOS" stands for
Electronic Dissemination of Opinion System, an effort by the
federal intermediate appellate courts to provide electronic
copies of their respective courts' opinions via their own BBSes.
As far as I know, these systems now are free. The Tenth Circuit
EDOS (for the court hearing appeals from federal trial courts in
Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah, Kansas and Oklahoma)
includes copies of its opinions less than 90 days old.
"PACER" stands for Public Access to Court Electronic, or
something like that. It's the system used by the bankruptcy
courts and many if not all federal district courts to provide
information about the status of cases. This is a fee-based
The Federal Circuit's EDOS numbers are 202-786-6504 and 202-633-9608.
The office overseeing the online efforts of the federal courts is:
Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Technology Enhancement Office
Washington, DC 20544
I obtained most of this information from The Legal List ver. 5.0,
written by Erik J. Heels (the document is now in version 5.1).
Erik's email address is firstname.lastname@example.org . If you
want to obtain a copy of The Legal List, you can get it by ftp at
INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION-INFRASTRUCTURE DISCUSSION LIST
Sender: cpsr-announce@Sunnyside.COM Sun, 16 Oct 1994 14:02:07 -0700
CPSR-GLOBAL is a new Listserv for uniting people all over the world
who want to talk about:
**decisions the USA will make on the information infrastructure,
or NII, that will affect the rest of the world--we want the NII to be
a positive force for a GII (global information infrastructure)
**issues of national identity, "cultural pollution," and
international communication and the GII
**the new emerging GII world culture
**international issues of security and privacy and computer law
**international issues of computer development (keyboards, safety)
**issues of design
And whatever other global issues you want to discuss. Right now
the list will be predominately in English, because it's the lingua
franca of the Net.
To join this discussion write to email@example.com with a blank
subject and the email command
SUBSCRIBE CPSR-GLOBAL Firstname Lastname
where Firstname and Lastname are replaced by your first name and last
name. If you are reading this as a welcome message because you've just
joined, then welcome!
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BELONG TO CPSR TO JOIN THE DISCUSSION!!!
The list owner, Marsha Woodbury, is a Director at Large
for CPSR with a strong interest in international cooperation.
Write her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CPSR, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility,
is based at a home office in Palo Alto, California, and has
22 chapters. You can learn more about CPSR at
http://www.cpsr.org/dox/home.html or by writing to
email@example.com with the email message HELP. CPSR began
as a response to the Star Wars program, when members
wrote reports and testified at hearings about the impossibility
of providing a "fail-safe" network of nuclear missles in outer
space. Today CPSR is interested in all social issues related to the
use of computers, from repetitive stress syndrome from keyboard use, to
the intrusion into privacy by government and business, and others.
CPSR is a highly respected group, whose members are well informed.
The 1,800 members of CPSR have an awareness about the potential
benefits of computers to our society, such as their ability to
personalize the interface from an otherwise large impersonal society
to the individual, but the also understand the large potential
risk inherent in the use of computers and computer technology by
individuals, governments, and corporations. CPSR asks questions such
as, "Will there be equal access to the Information Superhighway"
(also called the "Infobahn" or NII)? What can we do to lessen the gap
between those who are "information-rich" and those who are
Marsha Woodbury U of IL, U-C firstname.lastname@example.org
FAX 217-356-7050 H/ 217-337-0001 W/ 244-3390
"A simile is like a metaphor."
INFOSLEUTH AND CROSSFLOW PROJECTS - FASCINATING, BUT THIS IS ALL I KNOW
Fromemail@example.com (Bill Thompson) Mon Oct 17 08:22:50 1994
MEETING OBJECTIVE: Final Planning for Goals, Directions, and
common elements of InfoSleuth and CrossFlow Projects
DATE: October 28, 1994
LOC'N: Sheraton Lakeside Inn, Orlando, FL- 192 W. Off I-4 near Disney World
COST: $47- Special Rate valid 3 days before and 3 days after meeting.
Call (800) 848-0801, and ask for the MCC meeting rate.
Anticipated Participant List:
Eastman Chemical Bellcore FBI
DOD AT&T/GIS EPA
EINet IBM Lehman Brothers
Ceridian Andersen Hughes
Motorola Express Star Unisys
Mead Data Central Digital SAIC
West Publishing Boeing Kodak
Radian Tracor LANL
IRS/T-MAC General Magic Compuserve
Prodigy America On Line Oracle
8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00 John McRary Introduction
9:30 Carnot Accomplishments Summary
10:00 Networked Exploitation of information- InfoSleuth Preliminary Plans
11:15 Organizational Agility- CrossFlow Preliminary Plans
1:00 Eastman Chemical, DOD, EINet, and Express Star Systems-
Application Partnership Goals
2:00 InfoSleuth technical Objectives: Emphasis and Priorities
Other potential participant input- Open discussion
2:45 CrossFlow Technical Objectives: Emphasis & Priorities
Other potential participant input- Open discussion
3:15 Wrap up
CALIFORNIA VOTER-INFORMATION AND ELECTION-RESULTS LIVE ONLINE
From--Judi Clark Oct 18 16:33:29 1994
Cal Gov Election info is now online! The text of the proposals,
other info, even an almost-real-time election update (graphical
representation of poll results updated every 5 minutes after the
Check it out at:
Lynx users will not see the graphical poll results,
but I believe will see percentages and other info...
This note hot off DEC's websters.
CALIFORNIA LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OFFERS INFO BEYOND COMPU$ERVE
Fromfirstname.lastname@example.org Fri Oct 14 23:18:30 1994
The Pros & Cons of the California Ballot Propositions prepared by the
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund are now available by
ftp on the Internet. Address: ftp.crl.com then cd /users/ro/fpack/league.
PURSUING CALIFORNIA ELECTRONIC GOVERNMENT INFORMATION ...
[This is somewhat-old information and I'm not sure how active this list is
now, but with luck, it will become active again when more open-access
legislation *is* introduced in January. --jim]
Chris Mays email@example.com
Browse my FAQ: California Electronic Government Information
You can also view the ascii text by gopher at CPSR. Host=gopher.cpsr.org
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GLOBAL-INFORMATION EVENT
Date--Fri, 7 Oct 1994 21:36:53 -0400
From--Aggi Raeder 310-828-7229
Subject--Global Information Age in Thousand Oaks
this announcement being posted to multiple lists. Sorry for any
PASSPORT TO TOMORROW: Your Ticket to the Global Information Age
a day-long event sponsored by the
World Affairs Council of Ventura County
will be held October 27th at the
Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd,
Thousand Oaks, CA
Cost: $95 for daytime events
$25 for the evening gala
$15 for students
Keynote speaker: Michael Rothchild,
author of Bionomics: Economy as Ecosystem
How to do Business in the Global Information Age
How to make Government Work in the Global
Privacy and Security in the Global Information Age
a debate between
Dr. Clinton Brooks, advisor to the Director of
National Security Agency
Phillip Zimmerman, civil libertarian and
Presentation of winners of World Citizens Award,
presented by former Vice President Dan Quayle
Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza (805)449-ARTS
call Bill Barbee (805)652-2052
Cathy Severson (805)496-8983
Posted by World Affairs Council of Ventura County,
MORE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CIVIC NETS - L.A. CITY, RIVERSIDE COUNTY
From--Marc Levin Mon Oct 17 08:44:36 1994
In regards to your query about "civic-nets" in SoCal. I do know of two
1.) CITYNET: operated by the City of Los Angeles (LA Information Services
Dept.)- to find out more contact: Henry Lee firstname.lastname@example.org
2.) Riverside County's Gopher System: operated by Data Networks Division
of the County's GSA/Information Services Dept. Contact: Greg Stoddard
(909)275-6934 or email@example.com
-- Marc Levin
Institute of Governmental Studies
University of California, Berkeley
MORE ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES FREE-NET OFFERINGS
Fromfirstname.lastname@example.org (Mel Roseman) Oct 17 06:57:59 1994
<<< The Government Center >>>
1 California State Legislature Gopher
2 U.S. House of Representatives Gopher
3 U.S. Senate Gopher
4 U.S. Government Gophers
5 Congressional Quarterly Gopher
6 Federal Legislation (1983 - Present)
7 Fedworld Bulletin Board (Connects to many Federal Telnet Addresses )
8 Government Documents From Internet Wiretap
9 Judiciary Resources (Includes Supreme Court Decisions)
10 Government (U.C. Santa Cruz) Choose: "8 The Government"
11 The Los Angeles Mayor's Office
12 The Political Scene
<<< The Political Scene>>>
1 The California Online Voter Guide
2 The Candidates' Biographies, Records, Finances
3 About "Candidates and Issues"
4 Candidates and Issues
5 About "The People Speak"
6 The People Speak
BROKEN ELM BRANCHES
Recently your GovAccess posts have been confusing my mailreader (Elm).
When you 'repost' a message in the list sometimes you leave the header
in its original form. The "From xxx@xxx" looks like a real message to
my reader. The other 2 forms ">From xxx@xxx" and "From: xxx@xxx" are ok.
==to which I replied==
Thanks for the heads-up about ELM confusion. Will *try* to remember to
modify the msg source-lines, but won't guarantee it. Large task; small mind.
AWARDS TO CELEBRATE BEST USES OF "INFORMATION HIGHWAY"
>From les@SAIL.Stanford.EDU Fri Oct 14 16:15:46 1994
[. . .]
We're looking for the success stories and examples of electronic
commerce, community and health networks, virtual libraries, distance
learning, online information services, collaborative work and more. It
doesn't matter whether you're using the Internet or ATM.
I wonder if they would consider an award for the first commercial use
of the network, which I believe was a drug deal betweeen grad students
at Stanford and MIT circa 1970.
[Reposted from email@example.com with the author's permission. -j]
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