1997-08-19 - Re: Tim May in the news

Header Data

From: Tim May <tcmay@got.net>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: db3f43548ac6867fae9af8e8245134540a4c57557a1050464f27b717e07b7e52
Message ID: <v03102800b01ed5894894@[]>
Reply To: <v03102800b01eb9677bb3@[]>
UTC Datetime: 1997-08-19 04:56:28 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 19 Aug 1997 12:56:28 +0800

Raw message

From: Tim May <tcmay@got.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 1997 12:56:28 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Tim May in the news
In-Reply-To: <v03102800b01eb9677bb3@[]>
Message-ID: <v03102800b01ed5894894@[]>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain

At 9:35 PM -0700 8/18/97, Brad Dolan wrote:
>CBS must be going for the propaganda suck-up award this year.
>Following tonight's "Chicago Hope," which dumped an immense wad of
>socialist propaganda on us ("Health care is a right!"  "No one should ever
>profit off a sick child."), the local news ran a CBS-produced feature
>about the internet.  First half showed how cute bunny-rabbit cartoons
>can educate your little hothouse genius.  Second half then explained how
>there are {gasp} dirty *sex* sites out there that junior could
>accidentally stumble across.  Obviously, something *must* be done.
>Feature included a representative teen who manfully resists the temptation
>to look at the feelthy pictures, 16-year-old Tim May of California.
>I'm not making this up.
>I wonder if it's an accident or a deliberate middle-finger from the

They finally aired that interview? I did that a couple of years ago.

I got my first Internet account when I was 12, about a year before I got
started in the Cypherpunks group.

But I'm 18 now, and fully authorized by the State to look at dirty
pictures, on or off the Net.

--Tim, yes, _that_ one.

There's something wrong when I'm a felon under an increasing number of laws.
Only one response to the key grabbers is warranted: "Death to Tyrants!"
Timothy C. May              | Crypto Anarchy: encryption, digital money,
tcmay@got.net  408-728-0152 | anonymous networks, digital pseudonyms, zero
W.A.S.T.E.: Corralitos, CA  | knowledge, reputations, information markets,
Higher Power: 2^1398269     | black markets, collapse of governments.
"National borders aren't even speed bumps on the information superhighway."