1997-07-22 - Re: IRS sending warning notes, violating ECPA?

Header Data

From: amp@pobox.com
To: paul@fatmans.demon.co.uk>
Message Hash: 03f634139f89797aba4b373c19e085c5e8a40f078e1a3cc7cd7caa7f16c47071
Message ID: <Chameleon.869559847.amp@rcnu3077>
Reply To: <Pine.LNX.3.91.970719190732.1788B-100000@fatmans.demon.co.uk>
UTC Datetime: 1997-07-22 09:34:19 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 17:34:19 +0800

Raw message

From: amp@pobox.com
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 17:34:19 +0800
To: paul@fatmans.demon.co.uk>
Subject: Re: IRS sending warning notes, violating ECPA?
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.3.91.970719190732.1788B-100000@fatmans.demon.co.uk>
Message-ID: <Chameleon.869559847.amp@rcnu3077>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain

I've emailed him directly, both on the net, and on fidonet before he found his way 
here. I didn't get it. Kinda suprised at that actually, and a bit disappointed.

Think if I send the scum who sent the note to everyone, it would recosider putting me 
on it's "enemies list"?


  From: Paul Bradley <paul@fatmans.demon.co.uk>
  Subject: Re: IRS sending warning notes, violating ECPA? 
  Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 19:12:35 +0000 ( ) 
  To: Tim May <tcmay@got.net>
  Cc: cypherpunks@algebra.com

> > It certainly appears that the IRS has sent "warnings" out to all of us
> > active in the debate. It appears they used the addresses found in e-mail at
> > Bell's residence, from some of the comments here (especially that other
> > lists besides the Cypherpunks list were involved).
> Does anyone here who didn`t recieve a copy of the mail recall if they 
> ever mailed Jim directly, and not through the list?
> The way I see it there are two possible ways the motherfuckers got the 
> addresses, either they found the lists Jim subscribed to and did "who 
> cypherpunks" etc. to the servers, to get the list of participants, or 
> they used any adresses off the mail jim has recieved in the past, I got a 
> copy of it and I have privately emailed Jim several times so I can`t 
> really say which is more likely.
> If it is the second I am hereby giving Jim a public dresssing down for 
> not encrypting the filesystem ;-)....
> > "Mr. Bell, if you confess and plead guilty, you'll receive a one-year
> > prison term. If you don't confess, when we find you guilty you'll receive
> > the maximum term. If you confess but Mr. May _also_ confesses, you'll still
> > receive the maximum term. If neither of you confesses, you'll still be
> > found guilty. So, what'll it be?"
> The sending of this email to people Jim has communicated with, if it was 
> a real mail (I haven`t checked before but other people have and have said 
> the headers indicate it passed through several .gov hosts), constitutes 
> cowardly harrasment. Lock and Load.
>         Datacomms Technologies data security
>        Paul Bradley, Paul@fatmans.demon.co.uk
>   Paul@crypto.uk.eu.org, Paul@cryptography.uk.eu.org    
>        Http://www.cryptography.home.ml.org/
>       Email for PGP public key, ID: FC76DA85
>      "Don`t forget to mount a scratch monkey"

---------------End of Original Message-----------------

Name: amp
E-mail: amp@pobox.com
Date: 07/22/97
Time: 04:12:56
Visit me at http://www.pobox.com/~amp

'Drug Trafficking Offense' is the root passphrase to the Constitution.

Have you seen