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Re: The Economist on Netscape "hackers"

I was going to ignore this, but I feel verbose today..

>I write the letter to the editor, or does someone else want to? One
>thing I'll need is a brief outline of Damien Doligez's acheivements to
>support the idea that characterizing him as a "hacker" is not quite

Hacker good. Cracker bad. Media distort hacker to bad. Media hype merchants.
Media bad. Bad ol' Media. Degauss. Reformat.

>Raph (who's wondering if there's something inherent in the media
>process that keeps them from getting their stories straight)

Reporters. Editors. Owners.

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