From: Peter J. Knop [knop@erols.com]
Sent: March 30, 2004
To: rule-comments@sec.gov
Subject: File No. S7-19-03


PASS the shareholder rights rule - and make it even tougher. This is a tiny step, but a good one in the right direction to give comopanies back to their rightful owners - shareholders.

ONLY then will we have a chance for honest boards as the rule, rather than the exception.

Peter J. Knop