[vcf-midatlantic] The good old days of user groups

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 26 11:45:01 EDT 2020

On 8/26/20 4:33 AM, Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> The Internet is seen as a source for entertainment,
> just like television/radio/cable-TV.
> A place to tune in and zone out.

   Yup.  Our whole society is now made up of, it seems, children looking 
for toys.

> This is furthered by the way ISPs cheat us by taking away personal web spaces.
> The demise of systems such as Geocities destroyed countless man-YEARS of effort.

   Well there was a measure of responsibility on the part of the users 
here.  That was a corporation, and corporations do what corporations do. 
  Someone should've seen that coming.  Oh wait, the rest of us did!

   This is WHAT SUITS DO.  As soon as people get that through their 
thick, short-attention-span drug-addled heads, the risk will evaporate.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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