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Re: What is the EFF doing exactly?

At 07:44 AM 9/3/96 -0700, James A. Donald wrote:
>At 03:17 PM 9/3/96 -0700, Jon Lebkowsky wrote:
>> Not necessarily. The character of the anonymous speech is decisive. If you
>> use anonymity to cloak harassment, for instance, the anonymity (which
>> removes accountability) is a problem.  The accountability issue is real and
>> should be addressed, not evaded.
>No:  The harassment is the problem, not the anonymity that makes it

The harassment is one problem, the lack of accountability another. Which is
not to say that 'lack of accountability' should be 'fixed' by some sort of
blanket restriction...but it should be acknowledged as a problem.

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