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Sanctimonious pretentious dastardly bastards with their thumb on the pulse and a finger on the trigger
CLASSIFIED MY ___ THAT'S A _______ SECRET AND YOU KNOW IT!
Government is another way to say better, than, you!
It's like ice but no pick a murder charge that won't stick its like a whole other world where you can smell the food
But you can't touch the silverware
*laughs* What luck!
Facism you can vote for
*snorts* Isn't that sweet
And were all gonna die someday 'cause that's the american way and I've drunk too much and said too little when you're gaffer taped in the middle say a prayer save face get yourself together and (*sung in the background* SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING)
Originally posted by IMAdamnALIEN
NASA hacker appeals to House of Lords to overturn extradition
(visit the link for the full news article)
McKinnon, a former sys admin, says he spent two years hacking into a number of US government systems looking for evidence of extra-terrestrial life. He is accused of illegally accessing computers belonging to the US army, navy, air force, NASA and the Department of Defense.
McKinnon is asking the Lords to overturn the proposed extradition on the grounds of an abuse of legal processes by US officials engaging in plea bargaining.
Originally posted by sos37
Originally posted by Grafilthy
reply to post by sos37
No, that would be trespassing.
He didn't take anything as far as I read.
Oh I see. So basically a trespasser is someone in my house who has no authorization to be there. That sounds an awful lot like hacking doesn't it?
Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan
how long is the chinese guy who stole secrets from los alamos in jail?
remember, mckinnon didn't participate in espionage. he looked, he didn't touch.
also remember, he isn't a hacker. he just used accounts with default passwords. if you are in a directory looking at images, and then you back out the image name to look at the folder it is in, that can be considered hacking, too, by these standards. it wasn't hacking. he just strolled into hidden, yet wide open doors.
the ones who allowed those accounts to be unsecure are complicit, even if unknowingly. ignorance does not protect from negligence.
[edit on 18-6-2008 by bigfatfurrytexan]