1996-02-04 - Encryption Programs

Header Data

From: avatar@mindspring.com
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: c0cee30472658507f0e12f2507170a9f52f34bf86d9c3ead96190685b646e815
Message ID: <199602041551.KAA26343@borg.mindspring.com>
Reply To: N/A
UTC Datetime: 1996-02-04 16:14:57 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996 00:14:57 +0800

Raw message

From: avatar@mindspring.com
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996 00:14:57 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Encryption Programs
Message-ID: <199602041551.KAA26343@borg.mindspring.com>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain

OBVIOUSLY the spokesman of the group. I ask for help and this is what I get?

        One more time, I'm well aware of the capabilities of PGP. What I'm
looking for is a program
that does a better job of binary encryption than just Radix 64 ASCII armoring.

>Return-Path: remailer@utopia.hacktic.nl
>Date: Sun, 4 Feb 1996 10:40:07 +0100
>To: avatar@mindspring.com
>From: anon-remailer@utopia.hacktic.nl (Name Withheld by Request)
>Organization: Hack-Tic International, Inc.
>XComm: This message was automaticly Remailed by an Anonymous Remailer.
>XComm: Report inappropriate use to <postmaster@utopia.hacktic.nl>
>Subject: Encryption Programs
>From: House.of.the.Rising.Sun@utopia.hacktic.nl
>	wow, a fresh newbie with his first toy!  your lights work, too?
>    cypherpunks is not for you if you need to ask for encryption....
>	there's only one encryption program which is both simple and
>    effective: PGP.  if you don't know where to find it, use DEC's Alta
>    Vista web search engine in advanced mode for "mit NEAR pgp"
>	you can get a DOS image. there are some windows interfaces I
>    have been told, but fuck Bill Gates and horse he rode in on.
>	maybe some day, you'll find enlightenment on choice of operating
>    systems...  instead of following the herd to Gate's bank of mindless.
>>From avatar@mindspring.comSun Feb  4 09:06:32 1996
>Date: Sat, 03 Feb 1996 23:17:09 -0600
>From: avatar@mindspring.com
>To: cypherpunks@toad.com
>Subject: Searching for the best
>Hi, Folks
>        I am looking for the best file encryption program and the best file
>wiping program.
>PC compatible, perferably Win 95 compatible.
>                                                                        Thanx
>Charles Donald Smith Jr.
>582 Clifton Rd. N.E.
>Atlanta, Ga. 30307-1787
>REPUBLICAN; smaller government, less taxes, richer people, and proud
Charles Donald Smith Jr.
582 Clifton Rd. N.E.
Atlanta, Ga. 30307-1787

REPUBLICAN; smaller government, less taxes, richer people, and proud children!!