1998-12-20 - Re: CyberScam

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From: Bill Frantz <frantz@netcom.com>
To: Bill Stewart <cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
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UTC Datetime: 1998-12-20 19:54:00 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1998 03:54:00 +0800

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From: Bill Frantz <frantz@netcom.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1998 03:54:00 +0800
To: Bill Stewart <cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
Subject: Re: CyberScam
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At 10:28 PM -0700 12/19/98, Bill Stewart wrote:
>At 12:43 PM 12/16/98 -0800, Tim May wrote
>>Nonsense. Many of us use our "real names" on the Internet, right here on
>>this non-business list. In fact, real names outnumber nyms by probably
>>10-1. Ditto for most of the Usenet and most mailing lists. Chat rooms may
>>be a different story...I wouldn't know about them.
>Similarly, IRC and CuSeeMe appear to be nym-oriented rather than
>real-sounding-name-oriented.  AOL isn't exactly the internet,
>but it tends to use screen names.  I'm not sure about ICQ, but
>I think it's also nym-oriented, and it's got 10 million or so users.

The Palace (http://www.thepalace.com) is mostly nym oriented.

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