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

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From: Kent Crispin <kent@songbird.com>
To: cypherpunks@Algebra.COM
Message Hash: 5f75d1e9d6065cafcfc56d69e6a6ca14934f4f0fc8fad215424cecde807fbed6
Message ID: <19970721183800.02930@bywater.songbird.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-07-22 01:53:14 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 09:53:14 +0800

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From: Kent Crispin <kent@songbird.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 09:53:14 +0800
To: cypherpunks@Algebra.COM
Subject: Re: IRS sending warning notes, violating ECPA?
In-Reply-To: <v03102810aff69260ceb1@[]>
Message-ID: <19970721183800.02930@bywater.songbird.com>
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On Sat, Jul 19, 1997 at 07:12:35PM +0000, Paul Bradley wrote:
> Does anyone here who didn`t recieve a copy of the mail recall if they 
> ever mailed Jim directly, and not through the list?

I didn't receive a copy, and I had several private email discussions
with Jim Bell.


> 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.

Oh, right.  If there is anyplace in cyberspace where experts in 
cowardly harassment by email exist, it is on this list.  Get real.

More likely someone at IRS thought they would stir things up a bit, 
and is having a bit of fun watching all this.  Maybe they even 
thought they were doing people a favor.

Kent Crispin				"No reason to get excited",
kent@songbird.com			the thief he kindly spoke...
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