1996-08-26 - Re: USPS

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From: “Bruce M.” <bkmarsh@feist.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: a55ed1906bf295e314cff067ce580e91994db022fc92ef355fefe3352167b039
Message ID: <Pine.BSI.3.91.960826085230.20367B-100000@wichita.fn.net>
Reply To: <199608240345.WAA10974@mailhub.amaranth.com>
UTC Datetime: 1996-08-26 23:11:04 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 07:11:04 +0800

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From: "Bruce M." <bkmarsh@feist.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 07:11:04 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: USPS
In-Reply-To: <199608240345.WAA10974@mailhub.amaranth.com>
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On Fri, 23 Aug 1996, William H. Geiger III wrote:

> Once in place all the goverment needs to do is ban all e-mail not sent
> through their system. Add this to the outlawing of all non-keyescrowed 
> encryption, and the ability to archive all messages sent through their 
> system. Now the goverment would have total access to everything you 
> wright. 

    Why not?  I believe it is already illegal to place anything in a 
person's physical mail box that the post office hasn't processed.  For 
the sake of preserving the 'integrity and security' of the Internet I 
can see the govt. taking such future actions.

                      [ Bruce M. - Feist Systems, Inc. ]
     "Official estimates show that more than 120 countries have or are 
      developing [information warfare] capabilities." -GAO/AIMD-96-84
                         So, what is your excuse now?