Steve Daviss Coalition 2000 Submits Testimony To US Senate (Document Now Available) : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

Steve Davis from Coalition 2000 sent an e saying the groups Senate Testimony, is now online...

Coalition submits testimony to US Senate (5/24/1999)

Coalition 2000 recently submitted written testimony to the US Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Problem. The Special Committee is having a special hearing on Y2K Community Preparedness on may 25, 1999. The testimony reviews the work of the Coalition and focuses on community preparedness and the role of the media.

Download the testimony as a Word document (at their link).

18 pages... havent read it yet.


-- Diane J. Squire (, May 24, 1999


You'll get nowhere with this unless someone provides a password.


-- Anita Spooner (, May 24, 1999.

Anita -

It downloaded fine for me, and Word opened it (20 pp.) no prob. When are you getting prompted for the password?

-- Mac (sneak@lurk.hid), May 24, 1999.

Favorite snippet from the report:

How the Media Can Help

A number of Coalition members are working together to address media issues. We want to build an information network that ensures that the best information available gets to everyone in our communities. While the Internet is a powerful tool in information sharing, we realize that it will only get information to a small fraction of the population. The media can help us carry our preparedness message and to disseminate the practical advice and information that our citizens will need to understand and prepare for Y2K. In addition, we think it is important that the television and movie industry take a responsible approach in their programming. Now is not the time to make fun of preparedness work or to hype the "Y2K Disaster" as the next "Deep Impact" or "Armageddon".


-- Mac (sneak@lurk.hid), May 24, 1999.

Italics off!

-- Mac (sneak@lurk.hid), May 24, 1999.


Thanks for your comments. I was getting caught as soon as I tried to download the document. The wording was: Sorry! Content Advisor will not allow you to see this site. The rating label on this page is invalid. " on 1999.01.01...blah blah is not recognized or is not the right format.

Well, LOL...I looked up and typed in the password for my browser (which I have set to keep my kids from the totally obscene sites), and I WAS able to get into it.

I'm running out of time tonight, but will look into it tomorrow. Thanks for the heads-up. Had you not said you could get into it, I would never have thought that my browser was the cause. Seems I'm the ONLY one around here who gets caught by that browser filter. [grin]


-- Anita Spooner (, May 24, 1999.

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