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Hacking, Phreaking, & Juvenile Delinquency

 

In a time when tinkering with technology was a guarantee for ridicule and torment, a small group of curious explorers were connecting to computer systems, traversing the telephone network, and occasionally causing mischief.

In this talk, Joe tells previously unheard stories of his early days as a hacker, phone phreak, and troublemaker, following a rebellious path towards the eventual redirection of his passion to serve the greater good.

Press

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Engadget

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