[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Private Address Forwarding proposal to USPS

Sai noisebridge at saizai.com
Thu Oct 17 06:35:30 UTC 2013


On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 11:20 PM, spinach williams
<spinach.williams at gmail.com> wrote:
> what about receiving things in different places, for Reasons?

Have multiple PAF IDs.

> how's
> anyone supposed to remember a goggle voice number to write down when they
> want to send a letter or postcard?

It's 9 alphanumerics. That's shorter than nearly any existing address already.

> what's going to stop access to the
> server? i mean, that thing's totally been hacked before

Same as stops access to it now. That's no different. Hack the DMV, get access.

> what's even the downside to name+address for
> physical mail this solution seeks to address?

It discloses where you live to people merely because you want to get
something delivered from them. There's no need for them to know that,
and you may well have reasons to keep it private.

> does this benefit extend to
> those who don't have regular internet access?

Of course. Just walk into your local post office and they can do it manually.

- Sai


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