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Monday, April 28, 2014 - 12:01pm

If We'd Only Known About The Impending Spam

Updated: 2 years ago.
Ahhh, the good old days ... before the treacherous pitfalls of "reply all."

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.

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