1993-02-23 - Beware of anon.penet.fi message!

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From: Eric Hughes <hughes@soda.berkeley.edu>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: fc847c579e9149e8734aa654eb62d4970d1c5d0d1441ff632cdc8d13ca8dc1d3
Message ID: <9302231728.AA20762@soda.berkeley.edu>
Reply To: <9302230851.aa19921@penet.penet.FI>
UTC Datetime: 1993-02-23 17:31:42 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 23 Feb 93 09:31:42 PST

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From: Eric Hughes <hughes@soda.berkeley.edu>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 93 09:31:42 PST
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Beware of anon.penet.fi message!
In-Reply-To: <9302230851.aa19921@penet.penet.FI>
Message-ID: <9302231728.AA20762@soda.berkeley.edu>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain

Currently to mail to person 1234 at penet, you send mail to 


This mail goes out anonymously from the sender, either using an
existing mail address or creating one.  But if one were able to reach
person 1234 also with the email address, say,


the behavior could be _not_ to make this posting anonymous.

To wit, the 1234 indicates that you are replying to a pseudonymous
recipient, and the anon/name pair indicate whether the sender is
anonymous.  Thus no change in default behavior, and no new header