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Re: [ga] Preliminary report on the NC June 25th meeting
On Sun, 4 Jul 1999 13:20:07 +0200 (MET DST), Elisabeth PORTENEUVE
> I do not know about teleconference cost in the US, but have some
> understanding for France.
> The calling person is charged the telephone fees, which for the
> international calls (Europe or US) is close to $US 25 per hour.
> Much more if the number is in AsiaPacific or Africa or LatinACaribbean.
> The hosting organiser is charged with fees per each caller and
> per time, and it is not marginal (the exemple I have is approximately
> $US 10 per caller per hour).
> There are certainly technical limits about the number of possible
> If we accept NC teleconferences' listeners, we will certainly
> give an enormous advantage to the North America, and add an
> additional burden on the reminding part of the world. I do not
> think you would like it.
So let me get this straight. You are saying that because the price is
a hardship for some, everyone should be prohibited, even it is isn't a
hardship for them?
Thats got to be some of the worst logic I've seen.
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