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If Charter 88 weren’t so holier-than-thou I’m sure I would not have been quite so irritated to discover that their Web page ( is: (a) provided by GreenNet and (b) very hard to get into. I gave up on each of my first three attempts and in the end found that only a very big, fast system could cope tolerably with its slow responses. Okay, there might have been a lot of traffic on the first or second attempts, but three-out-of-three sounds more like techno-incompetence. I now have this disturbing image of cyberactive citizens staring at their screens, waiting for…

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