1994-08-02 - Re: “Anon” fake…

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From: “Perry E. Metzger” <perry@imsi.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: 0be83cda9dda1cd4b3057c5d764a8ab7d7bc4b2b7fabea207eaf3d8b615a343d
Message ID: <9408021801.AA10751@snark.imsi.com>
Reply To: <9408021756.AA10719@snark.imsi.com>
UTC Datetime: 1994-08-02 18:01:50 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 2 Aug 94 11:01:50 PDT

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From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@imsi.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 94 11:01:50 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: "Anon" fake...
In-Reply-To: <9408021756.AA10719@snark.imsi.com>
Message-ID: <9408021801.AA10751@snark.imsi.com>
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"Perry E. Metzger" says:
> Lyman Hazelton says:
> > Perry (and other c'punks),
> > 
> >   I don't think the mechanism employed by the hacker is using "who" at 
> > all.
> The mechanism employed was obvious and simple -- someone subscribed an
> anXXX address to the list. Anyone looking at the subscription list can
> tell that, on their own. This technique has been used before.

BTW, this is not to say that other techniques aren't being employed by
others right now using alt.test -- I'm just refering to what happened
last week on this mailing list...