1994-08-02 - Re: “Anon” fake…

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From: “Perry E. Metzger” <perry@imsi.com>
To: Lyman Hazelton <lrh@crl.com>
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Reply To: <Pine.3.87.9408021022.A26442-0100000@crl.crl.com>
UTC Datetime: 1994-08-02 17:57:35 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 2 Aug 94 10:57:35 PDT

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From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@imsi.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 94 10:57:35 PDT
To: Lyman Hazelton <lrh@crl.com>
Subject: Re: "Anon" fake...
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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.