1997-05-16 - Re: FW: Anonymous Remailers

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From: 3umoelle@informatik.uni-hamburg.de (Ulf =?ISO-8859-1?Q?M=F6ller?=)
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UTC Datetime: 1997-05-16 00:39:26 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 16 May 1997 08:39:26 +0800

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From: 3umoelle@informatik.uni-hamburg.de (Ulf =?ISO-8859-1?Q?M=F6ller?=)
Date: Fri, 16 May 1997 08:39:26 +0800
To: cyber@ibpinc.com
Subject: Re: FW: Anonymous Remailers
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"Roger J. Jones" <cyber@ibpinc.com> writes:

> So, chaining does not seem to be a secure solution.  It just makes
> the process more difficult, but not impossible.

> The non-existance of "agents" who would operate a remailer for
> purposes other than protecting security can not be proven.

Run your own remailer. Tell your friends to run their own remailers.
Use one or more of those somewhere in the chain, then you *know* your
messages are secure. The software can be found at

> I still seem to be missing something.........  

You may want to read the paper "Untraceable Electronic Mail, Return
Addresses, and Digital Pseudonyms" by David Chaum (CACM, 2/1981).
It is available at http://world.std.com/~franl/crypto/chaum-acm-1981.html