1994-08-01 - Re: Anonymous code name allocated. // penet hack

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From: Lyman Hazelton <lrh@crl.com>
To: solman@MIT.EDU
Message Hash: 68925f1d8974332ec1cef9a6943732cd3bb31762d403cad8a7e999f29da64418
Message ID: <Pine.3.87.9408011424.A414-0100000@crl.crl.com>
Reply To: <9408011950.AA13959@ua.MIT.EDU>
UTC Datetime: 1994-08-01 22:09:42 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 1 Aug 94 15:09:42 PDT

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From: Lyman Hazelton <lrh@crl.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 94 15:09:42 PDT
To: solman@MIT.EDU
Subject: Re: Anonymous code name allocated. // penet hack
In-Reply-To: <9408011950.AA13959@ua.MIT.EDU>
Message-ID: <Pine.3.87.9408011424.A414-0100000@crl.crl.com>
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On Mon, 1 Aug 1994 solman@MIT.EDU wrote:

> > > You have sent a message using the anonymous contact service.
> > > You have been allocated the code name an118905.
> > ... and so forth
> > 
> > I did not send any message using the remailer and I would be grateful
> > if the account were killed.  Is everybody on the cypherpunks list
> > getting this sort of harassment or is it just me?
> me too, me too, but I don't use anonymous remailers anyway.

  No, and I don't either, but now someone else can use those accounts and 
LOOK like they are you or me (or anyone else here).  Now suppose some 
twit decides to use one or more of those accounts to send threatening 
messages to the president or some other stupid thing... who are they 
going to come after, do you suppose?  NOT a nice scenario!


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