1997-09-12 - Re: The problem of playing politics with our constitutional rights

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From: “William H. Geiger III” <whgiii@invweb.net>
To: Bill Frantz <frantz@netcom.com>
Message Hash: 0d524cd7ffdc7d11022de6351f4b9b5fe694f6a2b9343fd1a8d93632f3eab9ff
Message ID: <199709121853.OAA00844@users.invweb.net>
Reply To: <v03007834b03f19c50d45@[]>
UTC Datetime: 1997-09-12 19:09:01 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 13 Sep 1997 03:09:01 +0800

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From: "William H. Geiger III" <whgiii@invweb.net>
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 1997 03:09:01 +0800
To: Bill Frantz <frantz@netcom.com>
Subject: Re: The problem of playing politics with our constitutional rights
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In <v03007834b03f19c50d45@[]>, on 09/12/97 
   at 09:11 AM, Bill Frantz <frantz@netcom.com> said:

>At 10:05 PM -0700 9/11/97, James S. Tyre wrote:
>>So, the last rhetorical question -- how do you convince someone who's
>>never used a browser (the vast majority of the voting populace, I'd
>>think) why crypto is important?

>When I walk through South-of-Market in San Francisco and hear people
>trading URL in conversation as the walk down the street and see URLs on
>TV, Billboards and even the side of busses, I wonder if this assumption
>is really true.

It is. The "Internet" is just a trendy buzz word. Little or no
understanding is behind it's use in conversation and advertizing. Just
take a look at how many clueless dolts use AOL & Comu$erve not to mention
the millions using Net$cape "The illusion of security poster child".

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