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Re: Policy versus implementation

  On Mon, 29 Jan 1996, Lewis Lorton wrote:
  > I seem to have been drawn into a dispute about ideology vs reality.
         Lewis, this seems rather unfair to those who point out that a lack 
  of privacy has costs too.
  > be estimated in terms that make some comparable sense. For example, would Mr
  > Lewis opt for maximum security and confidentiality in his health clinic if
  > it meant that health care would cost 15% more and therefore some number of
  > people could no longer afford it?  
       Lewis, rather than broad generalities, can you point to a single 
  proposal that was made last friday that would increase health care costs
  by even one tenth a percent, let alone 15 percent?
  James Love, love@tap.org
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