[linux-elitists] [declan@well.com: FC: Feds refuse to "Free Dmitry"; ACM letter to publishers]

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Fri Jul 27 14:06:19 PDT 2001


OK, we've got a new bad guy.

How about that Senator/Representative outreach program?

US Senator Diane Feinstein:
    http://www.senate.gov/~feinstein/
    email: http://www.senate.gov/~feinstein/email.html
           senator@feinstein.senate.gov

    phone:  (202) 224-3841
    fax:    (202) 228-3954

    Senator Dianne Feinstein
    United States Senate
    331 Hart Senate Office Building
    Washington, DC 20510


US Senator Barbara Boxer:
    http://www.senate.gov/~boxer/
    email:  http://boxer.senate.gov/contact/webform.html
            senator@boxer.senate.gov

    phone (DC):  (202) 224-3553
    phone (SF):  (415) 403-0110
    fax (SF):    (415) 956-6701

    Senator Barbara Boxer
    United States Senate
    112 Hart Senate Office Building
    Washington, DC 20510


US Representatives:

    Anna Eschoo, 14th Dist:  
        Belmont - Redwwod Shores through Pescadero,
        Sunnyvale, Alviso, Cupertino

        650 323-2984
        408 245-2339
        650 323-3498 (fax)

        Congresswomman Anna Eschoo
        United States House of Representatives
        205 Cannon building
        Washington, DC 2015

    Tom Campbell, 15th Dist:
        Santa Cruz Co., Saratoga, Santa Clara, San Jose

        phone (SJ) (408) 371-7337
        fax   (SJ) (408) 371-7925 
        phone (DC) (202) 225-2631
        fax (DC)   (202) 225-6788

        Congressman Tom Cambell, 15th District
        United States House of Representatives
        2442 Rayburn Bulding
        Washington, DC 20515

    Nancy Pelosi, 8th Dist: San Francisco
        http://www.house.gov/pelosi/
        Phone:   (415) 556-4862
        email:   sf.nancy@mail.house.gov

        Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi
        United States House of Representatives
        2457 Rayburn Building
        Washington, DC 20515

    Anyone with info on east-bay reps is appreciated.

Suggested phone script:

   Hello, my name is _______.

   I'm calling regarding the case of Dmitry Sklyarov [be prepared to
   spell this], a Russian national arrested in the US under the DMCA.
   The Department of Justice has refused today to release him after
   negotiations with the EFF.

   I'm calling to request [congresscritter's name here] support in
   securing Dmitry's release.

   Thank you.


You'll be asked for your zip code, possibly an address.  I'd also supply
a name.  Call, write, AND fax if at all possible.


In letters, I'd press, in order:

  1. FREE DMITRY
  2. Oppose the DMCA
  3. Question appropriateness of the Robert Meuller (FBI director
     designate) nomination in light of this prosecution.

Cheers.

-- 
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