History [was Re: strangest systems I've sent email from]

Sean Conner spc at conman.org
Wed Apr 27 12:02:25 CDT 2016

It was thus said that the Great Mouse once stated:
> > What I've often wondered is why there are so many IT people with the
> > same sort of laments and we haven't all collectively built our own
> > networks over wireless ?
> The crazy patchwork quilt of regulations applying to amateur use of
> radio spectrum, is my guess.  Now, I would add the depressingly high
> chance of being invaded by the masses if/when we build something big
> enough to be useful.  We've already built one network only to have it
> invaded and overrun; why would we expect anything different to happen
> to the new one?

  Just look into the political machinations of what was known as FidoNet to
see how this could end up.

  -spc ("The fighting was intense because the stakes were so low ... ")

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