is closed! (fwd)

Eugene Leitl (
Mon, 2 Sep 1996 11:03:05 +0200 (MET DST)

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Date: Sat, 31 Aug 96 17:39:07 +0300
Subject: is closed!

Due to both the ever-increasing workload and the current uncertain legal
status of the privacy of e-mail in Finland, I have now closed down this
service until further notice. For now, you can still mail NON-ANONYMOUSLY
to existing users using the
address convention, so that you might establish another way to communicate
with people you only know by their address, but news postings
and anonymous mail is not supported.

To use the non-anonymous forwarding service, you have to modify the anon
address by swapping the first two letters (an to na, standing for Not
Anonymous), so that becomes
But remember that your address will *not* be removed - this method is only
intended as a stop-gap to enable you to establish another way of communicating
with the people you only know by their addresses.

If you feel that the service has been valuable, you can send a letter of
support to, and likewise, if you feel it is a good
thing the remailer has gone off the air, you can use the address to outline your reasons. As people always ask me
why anyone would need a service such as, I am collecting
case stories at

I have now maintained this service for over 3 years, and as there have
appeared a number of other similar, reliable and well maintained servers,
I feel we have reached a situation where the current
server can be retired. Thank you for a very interesting time on the net!


P.S.: More info and the full press release on