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The Helsinki incident and the right to anonymity

Title: The Helsinki incident and the right to anonymity
Date: Wednesday, 22 February 1995
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Author: Daniel Akst
Main source: link (473 KiB)
Alternate and/or complementary: thecia.net

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Something happened recently on the Internet that no doubt sent chills down an awful lot of spines. A government used its power to breach anon.penet.fi. Before you write this off as another of the arcane tempests that generate so much ire among the get-a-life set, take heed. This one goes to the heart of what the electronic frontier is like, how it is changing and what the future holds for this new medium. Anon.penet.fi is basically a computer in Helsinki, Finland, ... [Read the rest at link (473 KiB)]