1997-05-15 - Re: Anonymous Remailers

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From: Lucky Green <shamrock@netcom.com>
To: “Roger J. Jones” <cyber@ibpinc.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-05-15 01:21:55 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 15 May 1997 09:21:55 +0800

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From: Lucky Green <shamrock@netcom.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 1997 09:21:55 +0800
To: "Roger J. Jones" <cyber@ibpinc.com>
Subject: Re: Anonymous Remailers
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On Wed, 14 May 1997, Roger J. Jones wrote:

> Why is it that some who are very concerned about their personal privacy utilize anonymous remailers that:
> 1) Log all of their mail messages?
> 2) Are in many cases reputed to be run by foreign intelligence services?

> Do they really trust the owner of the remailer? (Unless of course, it is
their remailer?) I seem to be missing something. 

You are missing the fact that you can chain remailers. Therefore it is 
pretty much irrelevant if some remailers are compromised.

Then again, I know several remailer operators personally. Which makes me 
less worried about the them being foreign intelligence agents.

-- Lucky Green <mailto:shamrock@netcom.com> PGP encrypted mail preferred