Mark E Larson
markl at rust.net
Fri Sep 5 14:33:55 UTC 1997
Yes he was contacted and asked to stop and didn't. Plus he used a false
email address, which put the blame on an innocent ISP, causing it to loose
Therefore the actions were necessary. Whether or not the kid was 15 is
irrelevant. He caused monetary loss, sevice loss, company image damage,
and did it knowingly.
Would you be so sarcastic if he was 40 years old? How about if it was
At 06:59 AM 9/5/97 -0700, Sean M. Doran wrote:
>Cool. Internet stormtroopers. I don't suppose anybody tried
>to call the kid or his parents or both before the "federal marshals
>and Rustnet officials on an Aug. 29 surprise visit to the high school
>student's home in Utica, MI. "?
>"The boy's parents apparently had no idea what their son was
>doing with the computer, according to sources". No, I thought not...
>So, I'm curious: should this model be put forward as a BCP?
>I mean we now have two independent implementations even
>(cf. the federal marshals, the ISP and the Religious Technology
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