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"Remailer" service shut down

Title: "Remailer" service shut down
Date: Saturday, 31 August 1996
Publisher: CNET
Main source: news.com.com

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A Finnish operation that allowed people to send anonymous email on the Internet was shut down after accusations it was used for child pornography. Johan Helsingius, who has operated the electronic message relay service since 1993, denied the pornography allegations but said he had received calls from people accusing him of pedophilia, according to the Associated Press. Helsingius called the end of his service "a blow for Internet users and computer privacy," and said the charges are "not even possible." About ... [Read the rest at news.com.com]