1995-10-18 - Re: Anonymity: A Modest Proposal

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From: s1018954@aix2.uottawa.ca
To: t byfield <tbyfield@panix.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1995-10-18 20:15:23 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 18 Oct 95 13:15:23 PDT

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From: s1018954@aix2.uottawa.ca
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 95 13:15:23 PDT
To: t byfield <tbyfield@panix.com>
Subject: Re: Anonymity: A Modest Proposal
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On Wed, 18 Oct 1995, t byfield wrote:

> At 9:42 AM 10/18/95, Hal wrote:
>         Of course. The problem is that protocols as implemented permit
> header-forging: it's a practical fact of the net, and one that maybe
> shouldn't be overlooked on (basically vague) 'moral' grounds, any more than

The courts can't overlook it either. There goes liability. If I posted 
pirated software from this account, according to what you're saying, I could 
claim a forgery and show reasonable doubt.