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Re: Needed for a computer ethics class



On Fri, 2 Sep 1994, Patrick Juola wrote:

> Does anyone have a concise, citeable statement about why anonymous
> remailers are a good thing?  Some sort of position statment by
> Julf would be ideal.  Similarly, if anyone has something for the
> *other* side of the coin, I'd love to see that.

1. They allow the reporting of evil practices by big companies/government
2. They allow the dissemination of "forbidden" information. ie: under an
opressive government, etc.
3. They allow the sender to ask a question which would destroy his/her
reputation for whatever.


> 
> I'm in the process of writing a course on computer ethics for
> the University of Colorado at Boulder and I think anonymous
> remailers would be a good subject for an essay assignment, but
> I need enough material (ideally, primary source material) to
> lay the groundwork first.

You're not in any way related to Detweiler are you? :-)


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