What is offtopic and what should be avoided on this list?

Georgi Guninski guninski at guninski.com
Mon Jan 12 07:20:40 PST 2015

Replying to top post with the same.

As I clearly wrote, "not a subscriber of doubtful quality",
so I consider yours borderline spam.

Nothing personal against you (don't know you), but if this
list is of enough importance, it likely has paid whore
subscribers and me definitely doesn't want advice from them.


On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 01:59:29PM +0100, Nathan Andrew Fain wrote:
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> I am not authoritative here but I can say how I consume this list.
> It's different from any other list I know. Consumption is more similar
> to IRC. There is no real structure and many write under pseudonyms. I
> don't think you can have a serious discussion of topics that hover
> around anonymity without accepting the cruft that comes with anonymous
> contributions. Some people use these "qualities" in this environment
> and simply masturbate intellectually with. On IRC one develops a way
> to find interesting comments in-between this noise. And over time one
> develops interesting mental reflexes and intuitions from these space.
> This might seem like a description for "how to survive the cypherpunk
> mailinglist" but these reflexes, once developed, then apply in very
> interesting ways in other areas of society. One example is the
> application of anonymous behavior and hierarchies to political
> science. That is, the role of non-branded ideology and action in politics.
> or to put simply
> in some ways the cypherpunks mailing list is 4chan via smtp.
> thus far I dont think you would find yourself getting banned. though
> some may just add a mute filter for you if you spam.
> On 07/01/2015 13:05, Georgi Guninski wrote:
> > What is offtopic and what should be avoided on this list?
> > 
> > I would like to know what is offtopic and what should be avoided on
> > this list.
> > 
> > Looking for an answer from authoritative source, not a subscriber
> > of doubtful quality.
> > 
> > Appears to me wide variety of topics are discussed.
> > 
> > Though the list is unmoderated, I suspect the dudes in charge of
> > the list might take action against flooding with gross nonsense or
> > commercial spam.
> > 
> > Just trying to avoid being banned from unmoderated list ;), the way
> > the heavily censored (in theory small moderated) Fyodor's full
> > disclosure blocked me at SMTP level.
> > 
> > Best of luck,
> > 
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