1993-02-23 - Re: Remailer Use

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From: an5877@anon.penet.fi (deadbeat)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: 6c5a4493fde26bc9c8aec4b3d088c6c7cf4e26bd94db16494b288fc4e8e8be18
Message ID: <9302230604.AA04598@anon.penet.fi>
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UTC Datetime: 1993-02-23 06:33:29 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 22 Feb 93 22:33:29 PST

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From: an5877@anon.penet.fi (deadbeat)
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 93 22:33:29 PST
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Remailer Use
Message-ID: <9302230604.AA04598@anon.penet.fi>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain


>      I would like to let everyone who hasn't already figured it out
> know that I did *not* originate the message that was posted to
> Cypherpunks through my account.  I do not know where it came from,
> but it reached my account with the destination address of the
> cypherpunks list because the message that came back to me from the
> list said that "Anonymous <nowhere@bsu-cs.bsu.edu>" originated the
> message.  That indicates that it went through the remailer.  If it
> were from me, it would say "Chael Hall <nowhere@bsu-cs.bsu.edu>"
> as the return address.  Another identifying characteristic is the
> "X-Remailed-By: Anonymous <nowhere@bsu-cs.bsu.edu>" header line.
> Just remember, don't believe everything you read.

In the case of pseudonymous mail, don't believe _anything_ you read!

I don't see why Chael Hall is going to all this trouble to refute
a message that I don't even remember ...  Did I miss something
important?  (Or outre?)

Or (duh!) is he talking about _my_ earlier message?


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