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"I don't have an e-mail address. As much as I admire the Internet I suffer literally agoraphobia, which in it's original sense means a fear of the marketplace. I do not want to receive three hundred e-mail messages per week from strangers…"
- William Gibson

Auto-Seal  
  Automatically deployed cover for power outlets; instant child-proofing.  

The auto-seals had clicked across the power sockets; no child had ever lived here, but it was against the law for any socket not to be auto-sealed when the appliance connected to it was removed.
From Stand on Zanzibar, by John Brunner.
Published by Del Rey in 1968
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