[svlug] NorthPoint ordered to restore CA customers for 30 days
76543a at mpinet.net
Mon Apr 2 11:04:02 PDT 2001
"Karsten M. Self" wrote:
> on Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 12:07:02PM -0400, Smitty (76543a at mpinet.net) wrote:
> > Ian B MacLure wrote:
> > >
> > > [snip]
> > >
> > > >"Companies should be held responsible for what they do" and this absurd
> > > >California law and two different bodies of data. California seems to
> > > >have lots of ridiculous laws. Your state even has a Department of Home
> > > >Furnishings. So they have a SWAT team as well? Pretty damn absurd.
> > > >Smitty
> > >
> > > Oh yeah, the Pillow Tag Task Force. Makes the Marine Corps look
> > > like a bunch a Girl Scouts. Snip off that tag on your newly
> > > purchased pillow and these guys will upend a 55 gallon drum of
> > > hurt on you.
> > >
> > > IBM
> > And those folks who talk about protecting the consumer do not realize
> > they are being ripped off by the state of California. This department
> > operates on their money taken from them under threat of force. No other
> > state has such an absurd bureaucracy. California also has an income tax
> > and a steep one at that. It is my understanding from refugees who have
> > fled from the people's republic that if the omnipotent state does not
> > receive your tax payment promptly, they institute all sorts of draconian
> > penalities, far worse than the IRS.
> > Take a look at the state's flag: it shows a bear. What it doesn't show
> > is what is in front of the bear - a dumpster where it has to forage for
> > food.
> And this relates to GNU/Linux precisely how?
We have gotten off-topic. But the NorthPoint thread IS off-topic to
I am not adding to this thread after this message. I suggest others on
the list drop it as well.
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