1995-12-28 - Re: another anonymous poster helping to destroy our rights

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From: Doug Hughes <doug@Eng.Auburn.EDU>
To: “Vladimir Z. Nuri” <vznuri@netcom.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1995-12-28 14:41:41 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 28 Dec 1995 22:41:41 +0800

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From: Doug Hughes <doug@Eng.Auburn.EDU>
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 1995 22:41:41 +0800
To: "Vladimir Z. Nuri" <vznuri@netcom.com>
Subject: Re: another anonymous poster helping to destroy our rights
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On Wed, 27 Dec 1995, Vladimir Z. Nuri wrote:

> so far the "authorities" are those who have been on a the list a long time.
> (it is still an informal system however).  this is a reasonable system. 
> but I object to the way that people such 
> as PM argue in one message that "there is no such thing as the cypherpunks"
> but then endlessly determine themselves what is appropriate for the list.
> doesn't anyone see the inconsistency-at-best-and-hypocrisy-at-worst of this?

No, what's appropriate is what's in the charter. Stuff related to 
cryptography and its offshoots. Conspiracy du-jour is totally unrelated,
and Perry is right, it doesn't belong. I don't see why that's so hard
to understand. Perry isn't acting as a list owner, but the subconscious
reminder to "stick closer to the charter". He's a bit billious, but it
helps to cut out the drivel, so I don't mind so much.
 They (I) object when something is labelled as cypherpunk because many of
the people on this list have completely opposite views on different
topics. There is no gestault.  A mailing list does not make a common

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