Here's a post I made to comp.risks from June 1995; I had a dialup connection to the VAX network at Otago University, via Telecom's Starnet packet switching network. I may have been the only person in Wanaka who was on the internet, now I think about it. I remember rushing to send the email before going back to school - we used to go home for lunch, now that WAS the olden days!
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 1995 13:22:32 +1300
From: "Gregor Ronald, Wanaka, New Zealand"
Subject: Copyright infringed via WWW?
You can read the full post here; it's about an NZPA article saying that caching breaks copyright law - ideas have moved on somewhat. Although maybe not; in 2012 we're still trying to educate people about online copyright, even if we're more relaxed about caching.
UPDATE: I posted to the same news group this week. And the group still has the same moderator. How's that for a transient temporary virtual community?