1993-04-19 - BIZ: Mailing list name

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From: deltorto@aol.com
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1993-04-19 17:40:50 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 19 Apr 93 10:40:50 PDT

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From: deltorto@aol.com
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 93 10:40:50 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: BIZ: Mailing list name
Message-ID: <9304191340.tn35254@aol.com>
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> In the light of recent developments concerning government cryptography
> initiatives, we might soon find ourselves innundated by working press.
> Given this, I think that the name "cypherpunks" produces the wrong
> connotations -- it makes us sound like criminals when we are in fact
> people who are interested in expanding personal privacy with
> technology. Often, little things like this end up being of tremendous
> importance in the long haul.
> I would propose changing the name of the mailing list to
> "cryptoprivacy" or something similar.

How about Cypherfolks? Cryptoids? PrivacyWarriors?  :)