Subject: File Number S7-19-07

July 8, 2008

To whom it may concern,

After a year of comment, wherein it was established without a doubt that the market maker exemption not only was unlawful, as it harmed investors, and allowed options market speculators cheaper options at a direct cost to equity investors - but was also likely the number one manipulative mechanism used by predatory short sellers to create artificial supply of shares, it should be eliminated.

Tom