On Wed, 14 Mar 2001, Spike Jones wrote:
> How do we know ELF really did this? I do *hope* ELF is
> responsible for both the fires and threatening the FBI, but
> how do we know it wasn't farmer Brown posing as an ELF? spike
Well, *we* wouldn't, but the FBI would...
IIRC, the ELF uses certain code phrases in its communiques that are kept
out of the press to conclusively identify itself. This is the same
technique that the IRA, Red Army Faction, and other terrorist
organizations have used to claim credit for actions (and seperate
themselves from the hundreds of others who claim credit when
something bad happens).
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