1995-08-07 - Re: Pat Robertson Fears E-cash?

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From: Michael Handler <grendel@netaxs.com>
To: Nathan Zook <nzook@bga.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1995-08-07 03:23:53 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 6 Aug 95 20:23:53 PDT

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From: Michael Handler <grendel@netaxs.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Aug 95 20:23:53 PDT
To: Nathan Zook <nzook@bga.com>
Subject: Re: Pat Robertson Fears E-cash?
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On Wed, 2 Aug 1995, Nathan Zook wrote:
> I believe that Pat Robertson is not aware of the privacy-enhancing 
> capabilities of e-cash.  In a probabilistic sense, he may well be right.

Not true. In the 700 Club transcript I have, David Chaum is interviewed, 
and the blinded digital cash he has invented is portrayed in a very 
positive light, as a way of enabling digital cash and avoiding the 
prophesies of Relevation.

There are more fundamentalist Christians involved in the crypto movement 
than you realize.
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