[Fsfe-ie] patent letter

Fergal Daly fergal at esatclear.ie
Sat May 8 15:38:13 CEST 2004

On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 02:24:05PM +0100, Ian Clarke wrote:
> Fergal Daly wrote:
> >I was actually thinking I might fire off a customised copies to TDs and 
> >MEPs
> >who are in parties voting in favour of this too. This is a perennial
> >question, does anyone have TD and MEP email addresses handy?
> I know its a pain, but if at all possible - most politicians take snail 
> mail more seriously, particularly since these public email addresses 
> often sit on websites where spammers will harvest them - meaning that 
> these inboxes are likely choked with spam :-/  I generally send an email 
> (for speed), but also send a letter.

Yeah, I know, I'm not sure if I'm going to have time to do that. One
surprising counter-example was Michael McDowell who responded very quickly
(actually answering my question) and also told me he had faxed my letter to
Mary Harney on her holidays!! I'd imagine he's an exception though,


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