1998-10-08 - Re: [Fwd: [Spooks] British Telecom-Menwith Hill connection]

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From: Petro <petro@playboy.com>
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From: Petro <petro@playboy.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 1998 03:06:55 +0800
To: cypherpunks@Algebra.COM
Subject: Re: [Fwd: [Spooks] British Telecom-Menwith Hill connection]
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At 1:42 PM -0500 10/7/98, Sunder wrote:

>     BT were ordered to pay the legal costs caused by their change of
>heart. The judge accused them of giving away
>     confidential commercial information and national secrets. "If I had a
>burglar alarm system, I would now think twice about
>     having it operated by BT", he said.

	If I lived in the U.K. (well, truth be told even here in the U.S.)
I'd think twice about a criminal "justice" system run by the government.
"To sum up: The entire structure of antitrust statutes in this country is a
jumble of economic irrationality and ignorance. It is a product: (a) of a
gross misinterpretation of history, and (b) of rather nave, and certainly
unrealistic, economic theories." Alan Greenspan, "Anti-trust"

Petro::E-Commerce Adminstrator::Playboy Ent.