RE: fighting Anthrax w/ Dr. Strangelove

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Thu Oct 18 2001 - 10:20:28 MDT

Mike Lorrey wrote,
> A solution to the 'anthrax in the mail' problem is rather obvious:
> irradiate the mail. This would eliminate any threat of bacteriological
> biowarfare through the mail, and may actually be useful against viral
> contagions as well.

Excellent idea, Mike! This could be a new security service for those
mailbox outlets. They can x-ray mail for devices, sniff it for explosives,
and irradiate it to kill germs.

Harvey Newstrom <>
Principal Security Consultant, Newstaff Inc. <>
Board of Directors, Extropy Institute <>
Cofounder, Pro-Act <>

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