1996-06-18 - Re: Remailer Operator Liability?

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From: “Perry E. Metzger” <perry@piermont.com>
To: Duncan Frissell <frissell@panix.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1996-06-18 01:05:44 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 09:05:44 +0800

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From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 09:05:44 +0800
To: Duncan Frissell <frissell@panix.com>
Subject: Re: Remailer Operator Liability?
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Duncan Frissell writes:
> At 08:43 AM 6/17/96 -0400, Declan B. McCullagh wrote:
> >I believe we used the term "email exploder" instead of "mailing list,"
> >particularly in cross-examination and closing arguments, to convey the
> >idea that such a device is often used for conversation, not just one-way
> >communication.
> Was this term invented during the hearings or has anyone heard of it before?

It is not common, but it used to be used in the early days a lot. I
don't think I've heard it much since '85 or so.