Subject: Re: filtering
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-security
Date: 07/01/2002 08:36:50
On Mon, Jul 01, 2002 at 11:06:29AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

 > It's amazing to me the degree to which you can deceive yourself, Itojun.
 > "please pick words more carefully"?  Read Theo's last message in this thread
 > carefully, please.  He *directly* states that if he doesn't get what he wants
 > (the ability to post to our lists without any filtering) he will withhold
 > information about shared security vulnerabilities.  Of course, that's a
 > threat; in the simplest terms, it is "do what I want or I will let bad things
 > happen to you".  It is blackmail.  It is unethical.  It is childish.  It is,
 > to be succinct, typical behaviour for Theo DeRaadt.  That you could think
 > otherwise leaves me seriously questioning your judgement.

Indeed ... that single comment on Mr. de Raadt's part should be
justification enough for leaving the moderation of his posts in-place.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>