[Dshield] What price freedom?
isc at coaxial.ca
Mon Nov 28 22:09:44 GMT 2005
Speaking of using CPU time as postage, have you heard of hashcash ?
I'm currently using it in MDaemon as it's natively supported, not sure of
any other apps that support it at this time.
From: "Ray Palmer" <palmer at telus.net>
To: "General DShield Discussion List" <list at lists.dshield.org>
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2005 06:19:39 -0800
Subject: [Dshield] What price freedom?
> We are reluctant to give up our freedom to send anonymous messages
> obscure aliases. Maybe it is time to have all transmitted data stamped
> the CPU and a nominal fee for email service. Scary to find myself on
> side of the fence! What price should we pay to maintain our 13 root
> and indeed the integrity of the whole DNS web service from pharming
> When I use the post office, I pay with the stamp, include my return
> name and
> address and inadvertently label the envelope with my DNA and my
> fingerprints. Why should the local ISP be saddled with protecting my
> identity if I should choose to preach from my soapbox, annoy folks with
> or perpetrate crime?
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