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Dec 23, 1996 05:23 AM
by M K Ramadoss

On Fri, 13 Dec 1996, Ann E. Bermingham wrote:

> ----------
> > From: m.k. ramadoss <>
> > On Thu, 12 Dec 1996, Ann E. Bermingham wrote:
> > > reading yet.  But I did appreciate your short piece on the
> > > Bahai and their problems with the Internet.  It was truly
> >
> > Ann: Can you excerpt or summarize the Bahai problems with the Internet?
> > Due to the unusual nature of the Internet medium, many of the
> > traditionalist type of organizations are going to have great trouble in
> > coming to grips with it.
> >
> Essentially, it's about a large organization, who had control over
> their communications for a long time and became very upset that individuals
> in the organization could establish a mailing list and discuss issues
> that they felt shouldn't be aired.
> Not really being thoroughly knowledgeable on the subject, I'd be afraid to
> tackle
> commentary. Perhaps KPJohnson would like to comment.

Ann: The Internet is a unique medium and every organization used to
control and censor what goes out to members and readers, is going to
trouble in coming to terms. So what is happening does not surprise me.


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