1996-02-16 - Selling-Candy[TM] Politics

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From: tbyfield@panix.com (t byfield)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1996-02-16 14:46:50 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 16 Feb 1996 22:46:50 +0800

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From: tbyfield@panix.com (t byfield)
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 1996 22:46:50 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Selling-Candy[TM] Politics
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At 2:18 PM 2/15/96, Bill Frantz wrote:

>My purpose on this thread is to examine the limits of Jim Bell's idea of
>Assassination Politics.  My ground rules are to assume that it is a natural
>outgrowth of the technologies of anonymous cash and anonymous remailers.

        It's a natural outgrowth of Jim Bell's noggin, more like. It has
nothing per se to do with anonymous remailers _or_ anonymous cash _or_
double blinding _or_ anything else of much interest to anyone on this list
except for a few overheated zealots: you could describe any economic
activity you want--including selling candy to children or paying big
meanies to steal it from them--with precisely the same protocols. KILL THIS