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Re: Remailers & N.E.T.

[A reminder: people continue to use the "[email protected]" address.
Please start using one of the real addresses!]

At 9:46 PM -0800 1/7/98, Robert A. Costner wrote:
>Perhaps the use of a remailer for this message below is an attempt to
>escape the criminal provisions of the No Electronic Theft Act.
>>From: Anonymous <[email protected]>

Yep, expect a lot more of this.

As the Copyright Police descend on more "violators" of the NETA, more folks
will realize the remailers are their best protection.

(Though the SPA and others may then go after the remailers. Ironically, the
CDA exempted remailers--though not by name--from liability for messages.)

--Tim May

The Feds have shown their hand: they want a ban on domestic cryptography
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