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RE: FCPUNX:Anonymous IRC (was 'Cypherpunks IRC Christmas Eve Party')



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lance Cottrell [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: Saturday, January 03, 1998 5:08 AM
> To: wayne clerke; [email protected]
> Subject: Re: FCPUNX:Anonymous IRC (was 'Cypherpunks IRC Christmas Eve
> Party')

[...]

> >What's the reason behind the policy direction against the use of personal
web
> >proxies running in a (paid for) shell account?
> >Seems like less risk than you already accept anyway. Something I've
missed?
> >
>
> System load is the issue in this case. If a proxy becomes publicly known
> the load it imposes on the system could quickly become gigantic. In
> addition we found that people were setting up proxies on any old port,
> sometimes causing all kinds of conflicts.
>
> Our accounts are priced assuming light personal usage. Running servers on
> our systems is negotiable.

It seems this was just stated on the list for advertizing purposes.

It's not so negotiable that private emails are responded to.

>
> 	-Lance
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------
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