[rescue] Hackers

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Tue Jun 24 18:02:56 CDT 2003

On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 03:26:56AM -0700, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> In 1990, direct connect modems (hook into phone lines) were much more
> common - acoustic coupler modems never really got above 300 baud, but
> there have been some unique ways of going faster (like email devices
> that "strap-on" to the phone receiver, etc.) though...

Nit: it was 1989... the modems were mostly 300 baud. They were just
dialing cash registers for the day's sales.  

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