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Re: Piercing anonymitiy and censorship
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 1993 13:36:13 -0800
From: [email protected] (Fen Labalme)
Don't most news readers have "kill files" (sometimes known as "bozo
filters")? I definately prefer decentralized solutions. Anyone mandating
what I can and cannot read is slime (synonomous with censor), imo.
I want to make that choice myself, thank you very nice.
I suppose that a kill file of something like ".*@remailer.site" for each
of the remailers would filter out all of the anonymous kill files. It
still would slow down everyone news reader's, though.
And as a news admin, if someone anonymous user abuses USENET by sending
large GIF's to a newsgroup, this filling up my news spool, I (and each
individual news admin) can make the individual choice to mail each
offending anonymous news posting to the [email protected]
Is that what you meant by a decentralized solution? :-)