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Re: Free Speech and List Topics

At 5:17 AM 9/2/96, qut wrote:

>About the need for limits for anonymity, guess what brought that on?
>Crime?  Yes!  The crime of the media monopoly violating the anti-trust
>acts, because people are ignorant enough to trust the mass media for
>their news.

No self-respecting Cypherpunk thinks the Antitrust Act and related acts are
worthy of enforcement.

(Think of how the technology we support will tend to allow new avenues for
price collusion, interlocking directorates, new forms of business combines,
unreadable secure communications with foreign competitors, and so on, all
things the Antitrust regulators are already growing worried about.)

--Tim May

We got computers, we're tapping phone lines, I know that that ain't allowed.
Timothy C. May              | Crypto Anarchy: encryption, digital money,
[email protected]  408-728-0152 | anonymous networks, digital pseudonyms, zero
W.A.S.T.E.: Corralitos, CA  | knowledge, reputations, information markets,
Licensed Ontologist         | black markets, collapse of governments.
"National borders aren't even speed bumps on the information superhighway."