Update on mail bombing threats--not so funny

Howard C. Berkowitz hcb at clark.net
Sat Jan 11 12:19:45 UTC 1997

At 1:00 AM -0800 1/11/97, Vadim Antonov wrote:
>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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