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ion [“Digital school,” August 2013].
Khan Academy’s goal is to provide a free
world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
We are determined to change the imbalance
between those [who are] already receiving an
excellent education and those who are not.
Thanks to the depth and breadth of the
Connection’s reach, you are allowing us to
become better known in the community we
are intent on serving.
Board Chair of Khan Academy
YES. No amount of security can justify the
gross violations of privacy we are witnessing
at the hands of the government.
NO. I believe controls are in place to ensure
the right people are targeted. Personally, I
have nothing to hide. Facebook has all my
Affordable Care Act
The article [“Can you afford the Affordable
Care Act?”] in Fresh Views, September 2013,
may have seriously oversimplified a matter of
great concern to your customers.
The written comment “If you own a
business with more than 50 workers that
already offers full-time workers affordable,
quality coverage, you are fine” is both misleading and incomplete.
A more accurate statement would be “If
you own a business with more than 50 work-
ers that already offers full-time workers
affordable, quality coverage, you may be fine.
But consult with your agent or a specialist to
ensure your compliance.”
Don’t put three on ATV
On page 99, in an article for the Costco
Auto Program, you show three people
on an ATV on the beach without helmets.
It’s illegal to ride three [to an ATV] in any
state or national park, not to mention the lack
The power-sports industry is beleaguered
with regulations and restrictions as it is, and
photos like this just add fuel to the fire, because they let people think it’s OK to do that.
In any photo depicting power-sports use,
please depict them being used responsibly
California Motorsports Group
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We also want to let members know that
the “call to action” on page 99 for “power
users” of Costco services should have listed
email@example.com as the
contact email address.—Editor
Thank you for letting me know that Billy
Crystal has a new book [“Clearly Crystal,”
September 2013]. His 700 Sundays is my
No. 1 all-time favorite, and I never thought
there would be another like it. I have every
expectation that Still Foolin’ ’Em will be even
better. I’m off as soon as you open in the
morning, and I know what my favorite stocking stuffer’s going to be this year.
Pacific Grove, California
On behalf of Khan Academy, I would like
to thank you for placing Sal Khan and Khan
Academy on the cover of The Costco Connect-
“#craftbeer represents 30% of Costco’s beer sales [“The taming of the brew,”
September 2013]. From garages to brew pubs, craft brewing careers article.”
“I’m reading about the Costco/Fila shoe in the #CostcoConnection mag [“A
step up,” September 2013] thinking, I bet they’re comfortable ... and quality.
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