For Immediate Release
(07 September 1999)
Influential Editors of "Slashdot" Send First Telegram in Support of SAFE Act
Washington, DC-- Americans for Computer Privacy is proud to announce that its campaign to pass the SAFE
Act, HR 850, has just earned the support of some influential members of the Internet
community. Jeff "hemos" Bates and Rob "Commander Taco" Malda, editors of the popular
Slashdot discussion forum (http://www.slashdot.org), sent the first Western Union
telegram in ACP’s campaign to pass the SAFE Act and protect online privacy and security.
Hemos and Commander Taco, pictured here, filled out the free Western Union telegram form
on the ACP site, http://www.computerprivacy.org/action. The telegram expresses their
support for online privacy and security and the need to pass the SAFE Act. We welcome
their support and leadership among Netizens in passing this important bill to protect our
online security and privacy.