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Re: not a flame please read and think about this
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On Thu, 7 Sep 1995 [email protected] wrote:
> why is it that half the
> people who post here work for the government or big companies that are doing
> governments bidding (rand.org (which is part of the the nsa!) att.com (makers of the clipper chip)
> mit (which onwns rsa)
> netscape etc etc)
I doubt the statistics and I don't see how mere employment with
the above somehow disqualifies one for having a regard for
privacy. In many cases, they have a much better grasp of the
threat than the rest of us.
> what makes me wonder isnt so much that theyre here but that they post socalled
> reasonable stuff that supports the the government line.
This is nonsense. Please give some examples of the sycophantic
posts you claim supports "the government line."
> like when these people report on
> what the nsa guy says at the crypto convention as if were supposed to take it
> seriously and these people who say clipper is good enough no back doors.
> and then everyone takes this crap seriously.
Who? When? To which "everyone" do you refer?
> . . . arent we supposed to be
What the hell is that supposed to mean? The name was given and
accepted in jest. I'm not aware of any special PUNK
qualifications. Please elucidate.
> than why do we need these people to think for us?
The Cypherpunks I know certainly don't; sorry to hear about you.
Are you planning to show up at Saturday's anniversary meeting
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