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Hello Earthlink:

I have to say that while I am satisfied with your email service, and have been a long-term customer, I am very unhappy and even maddened by your scam alert.

The reason for my sincere upset has to do with who you are aiming your scam alert at. Shakespeare websites come up as "This could be a scam". Sybill Edmonds, a whistle blower for the FBI who is finally telling us the real truth which the mainstream press is obscuring, is a "scam. Proceed with extreme caution". Bloggers who are concerned with the real core truths: Don't look at them. Etc.....

Earthlink, whose side of the street are you on? Why would Shakespeareans be scammed out? Why discredit anybody who gives a damn about needless deaths to a war based on a lie, ie a mass murderous act? Is mass murder something which you support, Earthlink? Please don't deny it. Actions speak louder than words.

Because of my deep offense and outrage with your targets, I am going to switch carriers.

FYI more than 850 Guantanamo Detainee "terrorists" have been PROVEN innocent. FYI close to 1 million people are now on the terrorist watchlist, including infants and children and, selectively, only Democrats in the Senate. Yes, Senators are on the no-fly list, targeted according to partisanship and their outspokenness for the sake of the US Constitution. It would seem that you, Earthlink, are helping the cause along of ransacking this world-famous and freedom-preserving legal document. You apparently care very much about mass murder and random targeting of innocent Americans under the unconstitutional Patriot Act, side-stepping the power of the judiciary to put a "check" on runaway government power. Cooperating with the unconstitutional Patriot Act and ransacking the first and fourth amendments, you are helping to jail Americans who are doing nothing more than practicing their constitutionally protected free speech. By coopearting with the warrantless wiretapping program, you are helping to jail without habeas corpus and subject to torture all those innocents DUBBED as "terrorists".

To verify the facts above, please have one look at the ACLU's website.

I want no apologies from you. No free services. Nothing of the kind. That's not good enough, under the circumstances.

I only want a change of behavior and I only want you to stop warrantless wiretapping without probable cause. I want you to stop targeting innocent people as "Scams". Get Real, Earthlink: Wake up and smell the business losses.

I am going to post this letter to the public on-line, openly, for public viewing and comment. And I am carbon copying the request for a response from you to the head editor of Opednews, with a readership of 600,000 people. I am hereby requesting that he post this message to Opednews for public commenting, with the request that readers jump ship in protest, signing up with another on-line carrier.

Very sincerely yours,
Kathryn Smith


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This quote summarizes the nature of my concerns and the content of personal experiences which stir my activism: "Necessity is the plea for every infringement on human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves". --Paul (more...)

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