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"Up Yours"
A Response to Ingrid Rimland's Lie
Part 4 of 4
Who bears guilt?

To sum up: Ingrid Rimland has accused Nizkor of encouraging mailbombing by archiving, not a mailbombing program, not instructions to download the program, but the documentation of that program.

Nizkor archives that information at

In publishing her attack on Nizkor in the March 4th Zgram, Ms. Rimland happened to quote from that same document. In other words, she published, in that Zgram, information about a mailbombing program and some instructions on how to use it.

Her Zgrams are automatically archived at the Zundelsite.

So, the Zundelsite now archives (most of) that same information at!

Not only that, but she has sent that same information out to her mailing list of (by her estimates) thousands of people. I have access to Nizkor's webserver logs, and I can tell you that the up-yours-faq is not exactly one of our more popular files. Perhaps a few dozen people have even looked at since it was archived a few months ago. Most of those accesses, in fact, were over the last few days, obviously drawn to the file by Ms. Rimland's accusations.

She claims that Nizkor is guilty of encouraging mailbombing by merely posting documentation which was publicly available elsewhere. In doing so, she indicts herself a hundredfold, by making that same information much more public than Nizkor ever did.

Jamie McCarthy
March 7, 1997

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