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Re: Future of anonymity (short-term vs. long-term)



> From: Theodore Ts'o <[email protected]>
> 
>    Date: Tue, 2 Mar 93 10:51:31 EST
>    From: [email protected] (Perry E. Metzger)
> 
>    You aren't arguing for non-anonymity. You are arguing that free
>    speech is bad. 
> 
> No, I am not argueing for non-anonymity.  Please stop defending your
> position by putting misrepresentations in my mouth.
> 
> Believe me, I understand why anonymity has its features.  I am just
> pointing out some of its bad sides, which you seem to refuse to accept
> even exist.

Of course I accept that they exist. However, I believe the benefits
outweigh the problems, and in any case it matters little what we think
since we cannot reasonably stop such systems from arising.

> If the only way you can defend your position is by ranting and raving
> and calling me a censorship-loving Nazi, then perhaps we should just end
> this discussion right here.

I don't believe I called you a Nazi. I also believe you took my quote out
of context.

Perry