Guy Polis--FORGERY

Tim May tcmay at
Mon Aug 11 23:08:42 PDT 1997

At 6:27 PM -0700 8/11/97, Peter Trei wrote:
>Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM wrote:
>> There's a crackpot by the name of Guy Polis (guy at, polis_guy@
>> who posts a crackpot "cryptographic manifesto" and sounds
>> like a bad troll intended to make the folks who promote the use of crypto
>> look like, well, crackpots. Be warned.
>Tim May wrote:
>>  Yeah, and like we're gun-nuts, too!

Actually, I didn't write that. Just another forgery from "Toto" (I am
presuming, from past admissions and from the ""

Here are some of the relevant headers. Note also the Organization field.

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Date: Mon, 11 Aug 1997 19:11:44 -0600
From: Tim May <tcmay at>
Organization: Electronic Forgery Foundation

This is getting tiresome. It may be time to just head up to Ottawa, or
wherever, look this guy up, and do something about him. His overly long
drunken rants are one thing, and are easily deleted, but impersonating me
is straight out of Detweiler's book. Must be something about Cypherpunks
that brings out this urge to impersonate.

--Tim May

There's something wrong when I'm a felon under an increasing number of laws.
Only one response to the key grabbers is warranted: "Death to Tyrants!"
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