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[liberationtech] archives public

Greg Norcie greg at
Thu Aug 9 00:44:09 PDT 2012

Any list is effectively public.

I'd bet hard cash that any list like LibTech has at least one person
siphoning off posts to some database.

As Benjamin Franklin said "Three can keep a secret - if two of them are

It's a sad state, but it is good opsec to assume anything sent to a
large group like LibTech is effectively public.

Not making a value judgement - I am no fan of the "transparent society".
But I'm also a realist.
Greg Norcie (greg at
GPG key: 0x1B873635

On 8/9/12 12:39 AM, Anne Roth wrote:
> Hi,
> I just saw through this tweet
> that the list
> archives are public (see
> - is everyone aware of that?
> Until now I thought that they're available to list members only, as
> stated here
> I tend to prefer non-public but can see why public makes sense as well.
> In any case that should be clearly mentioned on the info page, don't you
> think?
> Anne

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