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Re: "Matchcode" technology sparks privacy flames.....



Tim May wrote:

> At 12:14 PM -0700 9/20/97, Will Rodger wrote:
> 
> >One of the main assertions made by both sides in the privacy battles
> >is people must be informed when a third party is gathering "personal"
> >information about them.
> >
> 
> I don't know which two sides are the "both sides" you'r describing, but "my
> side" believes no such thing.


We do, we just like to phrase it differently.  Such as "if you aren't using
remailers, they're gathering information about you."


> The Feds have shown their hand: they want a ban on domestic cryptography
> ---------:---------:---------:---------:---------:---------:---------:----
> Timothy C. May              | Crypto Anarchy: encryption, digital money,
> ComSec 3DES:   408-728-0152 | anonymous networks, digital pseudonyms, zero
> W.A.S.T.E.: Corralitos, CA  | knowledge, reputations, information markets,
> Higher Power: 2^1398269     | black markets, collapse of governments.
> "National borders aren't even speed bumps on the information superhighway."

Consider yourself informed that a third party has gathered the above
information about you.