1994-04-28 - Re: Directory of ‘punks

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From: “Perry E. Metzger” <perry@snark.imsi.com>
To: “Jim Sewell” <jims@central.keywest.mpgn.com>
Message Hash: db112c421df5dae5aace31acc0fa9fe16734fd53d5d86b305aa471e282e68912
Message ID: <9404281735.AA14914@snark.imsi.com>
Reply To: <9404281547.AA01037@Central.KeyWest.MPGN.COM>
UTC Datetime: 1994-04-28 17:35:26 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 28 Apr 94 10:35:26 PDT

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From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@snark.imsi.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 94 10:35:26 PDT
To: "Jim Sewell" <jims@central.keywest.mpgn.com>
Subject: Re: Directory of 'punks
In-Reply-To: <9404281547.AA01037@Central.KeyWest.MPGN.COM>
Message-ID: <9404281735.AA14914@snark.imsi.com>
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"Jim Sewell" says:
>  Thank you for the preliminary (<2 hrs) response to the posting.  I have
>  not gotten a "that's a bad idea" letter yet of the 7 replies so I will
>  assume this is a "Good Thing" tm.  

Here is my vote for "its a bad idea". Cypherpunks is NOT an
organization. Leave the organizational fronting to people like CPSR
and EFF who have good PR people and know what they are doing. They've
done a great job thus far.

If we want to answer blowhards who claim we are a small number of
nuts, we can just show off the Time magazine poll.