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Re: Fed appellate judge remarks re anonymity

At 1:47 AM 9/13/96, Jim Choate wrote:
>Forwarded message:
>> Date: Thu, 12 Sep 1996 17:40:19 -0700
>> From: Greg Broiles <[email protected]>
>> Subject: Fed appellate judge remarks re anonymity, free speech on the
>>   net
>> The article quotes Kozinski as saying "I have a severe problem with
>> anonymous E-mailers . . . You don't have a right to walk up to somebody's
>> door and knock with a bag over your head." The article says Kozinski likened
>> anonymous E-mail to menacing someone.
>I guess the esteemed judge doesn't believe in Halloween....

Actually, seven of the children who came before his court on this charge
are still in prison. He sentenced them to between 4 and 7 years.

(By the way, some communities have made it illegal for adults to be out by
themselves when children are "trick-or-treating." Typically, the laws are
vague and are used for harassment, not actual prosecution. And I rather
doubt that the costume I plan to wear to Sandy Sandfort's party--"Jeffrey
Dahmer," with a bag over my shoulder and what appear to be severed limbs
sticking out of the bag--would be "acceptable" to local cops.)

--Tim "The Unadahmer" May (I blow up my victims and then cook the pieces)

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
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