Policies affecting the Internet as a whole - Hitting where it hurts
gskouby at ns2.harborcom.net
Fri Dec 27 23:52:14 UTC 1996
Kevin Mitnick is a little differnet than Tommy, the 15 yr old who stays up all night
uploading warez to the incoming directory on ftp servers. Thousands of stolen credit cards
are different than 500 megs of warez. Confronted with this situation the "local authorities"
would laugh, whether it be the town sheriff or the local fbi office.
> Law enforcement agencies _do_ contact providers, and do catch
> folk. Read any popular book about shimomura and mitnick to see
> an instance. (legal tramplings not withstanding)
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