1993-08-18 - Re: The Zen of Anonymity

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From: khijol!erc@apple.com (Ed Carp)
To: ld231782@longs.lance.colostate.edu (L. Detweiler)
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Message ID: <m0oSieK-00022JC@khijol>
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UTC Datetime: 1993-08-18 09:10:35 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 18 Aug 93 02:10:35 PDT

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From: khijol!erc@apple.com (Ed Carp)
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 93 02:10:35 PDT
To: ld231782@longs.lance.colostate.edu (L. Detweiler)
Subject: Re: The Zen of Anonymity
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> Given: Some graffiti is on the wall.
> Question: who is `responsible' or `liable' for graffiti?
> the `vandal' (or `artist')? the owner of the wall? society? What if no
> means exists whatsoever to identify the originator? or the owner of the
> wall actually *encourages* people to use it for whatever purpose? And
> socially beneficial uses ensue?

How about "A credit card number is on the wall..."?  Interesting discussion...
Ed Carp, N7EKG			erc@apple.com			510/659-9560
If you want magic, let go of your armor.  Magic is so much stronger than
steel!        -- Richard Bach, "The Bridge Across Forever"