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If We'd Only Known About The Impending Spam


The memo arrived on paper.

Because it was 1994.

A notice, to all NPR staff, proclaiming, “Internet is coming to NPR!”

And there was no directive to log on to this fast-growing “organization,” by the way. “If you do not want to use Internet,” the memo read, “simply do nothing.”

You can see more highlights from NPR’s pre-Internet days at the Nprchives Tumblr. [Copyright 2014 NPR]

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