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Re: nighteffect.us gone

On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 11:13:05PM -0700, Steven Colbert wrote:
:Without the use of GnuPG, or something along those lines, how would we
:know that the "I'm OK message" was really from Joe...?

well we don't, but to paraphrase Ron Rivest paranoia is infinitely
recursive.  If it was signed maybe THEY got his key and tortured the
passphrase out of him, we could drag that all the way out to plastic
surgery and brain washing if you like, there is no perfect proof

What it comes down to to is there no plausable reason for anyone to go
to such lengths (disappearing from a mailing list is hardly enough to
get a missing persons report filed), and there's not much we could do
if THEY did get to him.