Re: Security statement

Robert Hsiung (dr-bob@uchicago.edu)
Tue, 2 Dec 1997 08:06:04 -0600 (CST)


At 1:10 AM -0600 12/2/97, Jason Williams wrote:

>> Copies of e-mail might be saved on computers en route, and though it is
>> understood that the privacy of e-mail should be respected, people with
>> access (authorized or not) to those files would have access to the contents
>> of those e-mails.
>
>Wow..that's news to me...I didn't know email was saved on the routers
>while it was on its way to its destination.

I wasn't thinking of the routers, but the email servers of the sender and
recipient. To simplify things, I just grouped all unseen computers together
as "computers en route". Maybe that was oversimplifying.

Bob