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Re: Regarding Mitnick: not.
On 10/25/98 12:11 AM, Information Security ([email protected]) passed this
>ZDnet just sent out a newsletter promoting a series of stories,
>including this one:
># IS YOUR KID A HACKER?
># Is your teen hacking the Pentagon instead of doing homework?
># How to tell -- and how to handle it. Convicted hacker Kevin
># Mitnick gives his views.
>No mention of Mitnick.
>They apparently meant to name the article author 'Kevin Poulsen'.
># It happened to my family 15 years ago, in one of the first hacker
>raids in the
># country. At that time, I was the teenage miscreant who was illegally
># federal computers. Now, in my early thirties, I've begun to wonder how
># protect a kid of my own from becoming a poster child for computer
>crime. I believe
># the best approach is to stay informed and to communicate with your
>That reminds me. For those who haven't seen it, there is a commercial
>showing a little girl (about 8?) walking into an airport, dizzied by
>all the destination choices. The narrative turns to ~"and the Internet
>too has many destinations, not all of which she is ready for. Travel
>All things considered, better than the Federales approach.
actually it sounds more like "Reefer Madness" nineties style.
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