1993-09-10 - Re: “Code Warriors” Article in “Metro” Newspaper

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From: khijol!erc@apple.com (Ed Carp)
To: tcmay@netcom.com (Timothy C. May)
Message Hash: 65f4ca2c3e3ccfccc282fa614bb90f678f71d6faa42e2ce12fb216a85de001fc
Message ID: <m0oaxjq-000297C@warrior>
Reply To: <9309100058.AA18920@netcom5.netcom.com>
UTC Datetime: 1993-09-10 02:12:30 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 9 Sep 93 19:12:30 PDT

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From: khijol!erc@apple.com (Ed Carp)
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 93 19:12:30 PDT
To: tcmay@netcom.com (Timothy C. May)
Subject: Re: "Code Warriors" Article in "Metro" Newspaper
In-Reply-To: <9309100058.AA18920@netcom5.netcom.com>
Message-ID: <m0oaxjq-000297C@warrior>
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> "Untraceable digital cash transactions and a brisk commerce in trade
> secrets could spell doom for the corporation as we know it. Hopelessly
> untaxable, such crypto-markets could also sap the strength of
> governments."

I can see it now - electronic governments based on reputation.  With global
communications possible, how would it be possible for *any* government to lie
to its citizens?  Of course, you always run the risk of drowning in
information - but that's what filter programs are for, I suppose...
Ed Carp				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"