Not to worry. It's a hoax. Check out this site:
And a friendly reminder to check out sites like this before forwarding some of these messages along.
Happy parenting, Dan.
>>> "Daniel Dudley" <papadud@...> 3/12/00 11:21 AM >>>
From: "Daniel Dudley" <papadud@...
I don't know if you have hear this, but I had not.
>From: "roxanne wessel" <wideworld@...>
>Subject: FW: E-Mail Sur Charges... Beware And Prevent...
>Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2000 07:53:29 -0700
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jerome Centre [mailto:jercen@...]
> Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2000 7:22 AM
> To: Undisclosed-Recipient:;
> Subject: E-Mail Sur Charges... Beware And Prevent...
> > Good morning,
> Even though I may have sent this message out earlier for your
>consideration, it is important to keep this on everyone's mind...
> Subject: US Stamps for E-mails
> > Please read the following carefully if you intend to stay on-line
> > continue using email:
> > The last few months have revealed an alarming trend in the
> > United States attempting to quietly push through legislation that
> > affect your use of the Internet.
> > Under proposed legislation, the U.S. Postal Service will be
> > bill email users out of" alternate postage fees".
> > Bill 602P will permit the Federal Govt. to charge a 5 cent
> > every email delivered by billing Internet Service Providers at