1997-07-19 - Re: Something of Interest (fwd)

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From: Alan <alan@ctrl-alt-del.com>
To: “Jeremy Mineweaser” <jeremym@r32h211.res.gatech.edu>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-07-19 18:26:20 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 20 Jul 1997 02:26:20 +0800

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From: Alan <alan@ctrl-alt-del.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 1997 02:26:20 +0800
To: "Jeremy Mineweaser" <jeremym@r32h211.res.gatech.edu>
Subject: Re: Something of Interest (fwd)
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At 03:50 AM 7/19/97 -0400, Jeremy Mineweaser wrote:
>>Alan  <alano@teleport.com> writes:
>>> I recieved this today via e-mail.  I find it strange since I have 
>>> never asked to be put on any sort of "interest list" by anyone
>>> at the IRS.  Did anyone else get this?
>I received a copy of this earlier today via a low-traffic mailing list
>devoted to discussion of prisoner's dilemma games.  Upon receiving
>the message, the connection between PDG and Jim Bell wasn't 
>immediately obvious, but then I remembered that Jim Bell was
>also a subscriber to that mailing list.
>It's quite probable that the IRS sent a copy of their press release
>to all of the forums where they had records of Bell's involvement.
>Did others receive this message directly, or via mailing lists?

Directly.  That address was not subscribed to Cypherpunks at the time.