Reporter writing article on proffr/mattd and threats

James A. Donald jamesd at
Wed Jul 2 18:18:59 PDT 2003

On 2 Jul 2003 at 16:09, Declan McCullagh wrote:
> I received a phone call today from a newspaper reporter who's
> writing an article on mattd/proffr and wanted background on
> the cypherpunks group or movement, as he put it. The reporter
> -- who covers crime, law enforcement, and the courts --
> wanted to know whether mattd/proffr was representative of the
> group or an outlier, and stressed that two other cypherpunks
> have been imprisoned for their actions in this area.
> Apparently mattd/proffr has been saying on cypherpunks that
> some federal prosecutors need killing.

I received email from a reporter on the same topic, I presume
the same reporter.  I am inclined to suspect that the reporter
is a fed. Professor rat is too deranged to be a fed.

         James A. Donald

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