Your Technology Aug. 3, 1998

FORM A MORE PERFECT UNION

Nobody likes being accosted by a clipboard-carrying activist, however noble the cause. But now you can weigh in on an issue in peace. A visit to www.e-thepeople.com (it launches Aug. 1) lets you search by topic for a petition you might want to sign, start your own petition or send a letter to almost any official, from a local parks commissioner to a U.S. Senator. Not sure to whom to vent? Search for the right recipient; if that office doesn't have an e-mail address, your message is faxed. Afraid of spam? Don't be: your...

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