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Re: Fundamental Question?
> Although I understand the need for remailers for anonymity, is it
> not true that the whole idea of encryption (good encryption, that
> is) is that no matter who gets the encrypted text, it really doesn't
> matter? Does this not mean that something like USENET is *perfect*
> for this?
Usenet may be provide good untracability for the recipient, but the if the
sender desires untracability she needs to use a remailer or some other
service to get the message into Usenet. Also, the recipient needs to know if
and where to look for the message. If the recipient isn't anticipating the
receipt of a message untracably, or doesn't care if 'they' know she is
receiving the message, then Usenet isn't necessary.