1993-01-15 - Re: pax shutdown

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From: jordan@imsi.com (Jordan Hayes)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1993-01-15 19:18:55 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 15 Jan 93 11:18:55 PST

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From: jordan@imsi.com (Jordan Hayes)
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 93 11:18:55 PST
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re:  pax shutdown
Message-ID: <9301151813.AA26738@IMSI.COM>
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	From: BRIAN MCBEE <opac!brian%OPAC.osl.or.gov@CS.ORST.EDU>

	If it turns out that pressure to shut down really did come from
	the official net hierarchy ...

There is no question: those who were paying for the (quite expensive,
relatively low bandwidth) connection between the US & Australia found
themselves with a saturated link and looked for a "good candidate" to
shut off.  It turns out that lots of the packets are mail, and a good
number of the mail messages were going to/from the anonymous service.
This was not a move against anonymous e-mail or the research into it.
This was just an abuse of "someone elses money" that was easy to

Next topic please ... this is getting tired.