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Re: Update on mail bombing threats--not so funny
From: "Howard C. Berkowitz" <hcb () clark net>
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 1997 07:19:45 -0500
At 1:00 AM -0800 1/11/97, Vadim Antonov wrote:
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Dan Busarow wrote:
I'm not trying to discourage the use of PGP, just point out that
it is unlikely to solve the problem at hand.
Long term, yes, today, no.
Depends on what you think "today" is :) I'm old enough to see
way many things change -- when i started hacking, computers
with no ICs in them were still quite useful.
Please, sir, do not remind me of even earlier things...such as the
machines, admittedly shoved in a corner somewhere, that were still running
legacy applications without _transistors_.
I still have a soft spot in my heart for vacuum tubes. Diagnosis is so
much easier when you can look for the tube that isn't glowing.
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