1995-11-21 - Re: “Dear Newt” Letter…

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From: “Perry E. Metzger” <perry@piermont.com>
To: hallam@w3.org
Message Hash: 29af886fd41a5046804f90e0ea0d979f8dcac7f4bbb2e32cbb78b55a50532fd2
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UTC Datetime: 1995-11-21 00:56:30 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 21 Nov 1995 08:56:30 +0800

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From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 1995 08:56:30 +0800
To: hallam@w3.org
Subject: Re: "Dear Newt" Letter...
In-Reply-To: <9511202245.AA28548@zorch.w3.org>
Message-ID: <199511210028.TAA15346@jekyll.piermont.com>
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hallam@w3.org writes:
> Hmm, not sure that it gets us anywhere. The Republicans seem to be even
> more keen on wiretap and anti-privacy legislation than the Democrats.
> Its called "being tough on crime".

Er, Newt was the one who railed against the Exon censorship bill, and
who's said in public that clipper is unrealistic.

Anyway, there is no observable difference between Republicans and
Democrats on the issue of wiretapping -- most statements that
Republicans are worse are based on wishful thinking by Democratic