Terror Link to Mass ‘Blog’ Outage

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Oct 24 14:09:27 PDT 2003

On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 08:30:55PM +0000, Russell Turpin wrote:
> And some of the spammers have been using
> a similar technique to hide their web page,
> serving it through a myriad of proxies on
> hijacked PCs. The optimistic view is that
> the spam-antispam war acts as a giant genetic
> algorithm to build a more robust web
> infrastructure.

Ditto RIAA vs P2P wars, and Fed/corporate encroaching upon basic liberties like free speech
(are you running an anonymous remailer? Freenet? PGP? Using StartTLS? HTTPS? Skype?). 

The pressure not only results in adaptive backpressure, but also sensibilizes
the general public about a hitherto unpercieved problem.

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