Subject: Rule Comments - S7-16-07

October 2, 2007

Chairman Christopher Cox
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street, NE
Washington, DC 20549-1090

Dear Chairman Cox:

I'm writing to request that you protect the right of investors to file shareholder resolutions.

Shareholders should have a right to comment on practices of which they disapprove. How are companies to be held accountable without such basic measures.

William Boteler