1997-05-10 - Re: Spam Update/Cyber Promo attacked

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: e2d6b06a846ef405c6fec9cb58fb0ba532396aeef1370e32eb74612070d2c311
Message ID: <w3ZH7D12w165w@bwalk.dm.com>
Reply To: <199705101543.KAA12872@mailhub.amaranth.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-05-10 17:50:23 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 11 May 1997 01:50:23 +0800

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
Date: Sun, 11 May 1997 01:50:23 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Spam Update/Cyber Promo attacked
In-Reply-To: <199705101543.KAA12872@mailhub.amaranth.com>
Message-ID: <w3ZH7D12w165w@bwalk.dm.com>
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"William H. Geiger III" <whgiii@amaranth.com> writes:
> >Fact is, so long as anybody is free to send a message to someone else,
> >then what Wallace, Cantwell, Vulis, et. al. are doing is legit. Legit in
> >the sense of not breaking any laws. Whether tasteful or not, legit.
> Yes this is true just as it is ligit for me to make arp request to their
> routers, lots of arp requests <EG>. There is nothing ilegal from me sending
> such a request nor is their any limitation on the number of request that I
> make.

And if they come up with a technical solution, it'll advance the state
of the art and generally make the net a better place.

> As far as the "denial of service" problem that is theirs not mine. After
> all they were not concerned with the problems they caused by dumping
> +1,000,000/day e-mail messages on AOL's servers so why should anyone be
> conserned with their network problem?

Just be prepared for an FBI visit in response to Wallace's complaint
- make sure your entire child pornography / bomb making recipe collection
is securely encrypted.


Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM
Brighton Beach Boardwalk BBS, Forest Hills, N.Y.: +1-718-261-2013, 14.4Kbps