1996-05-18 - Re: The Crisis with Remailers

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From: Ed Carp <erc@dal1820.computek.net>
To: tcmay@got.net (Timothy C. May)
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UTC Datetime: 1996-05-18 13:35:40 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 18 May 1996 21:35:40 +0800

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From: Ed Carp <erc@dal1820.computek.net>
Date: Sat, 18 May 1996 21:35:40 +0800
To: tcmay@got.net (Timothy C. May)
Subject: Re: The Crisis with Remailers
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Message-ID: <199605171622.MAA20895@dal1820.computek.net>
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> A much richer ecology of remailers is sorely needed. A factor of at least
> 10 or 20 more (100-300 remailer sites), less reliance on specific sites, an
> "everyone a remailer" capability (which has many elegant advantages!), more
> traffic, temporarily instantiated sites, digital postage, greater ease of
> use (especially with crypto and chaining), and such things as nominal
> terminal remailers choosing to add their own hops (so as to lessen their
> own target potential). Having some of these improvements will be a big
> help.

I think it would help tremendously if elm or pine were hacked to allow for
remailing.  Even better would be some sort of dynamic remailer addressing
- sendmail certainly doesn't allow for this capability. :( I think we need
something similar to dynamic routing for remailers. 
Ed Carp, N7EKG    			Ed.Carp@linux.org, ecarp@netcom.com
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