Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 24222
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2019/03/23 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2002/3/25-26 [Computer/SW/Security] UID:24222 Activity:moderate
3/25    Has anyone heard about the CBDTPA?
        It will be a disaster if this thing gets passed.
        \_ No one has ever heard of this or the SSSCA before.
           \_ dude! i just found the greatest web site! you should
              check it out:
              \_ cool thanks!  its looks really low end and new are they
                 working on improving it at all?  it might stand a chance!
                 "community" $ell$!!
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