Monday, March 28, 2005

Dated news, but interesting read - "Jailed for using a nonstandard browser"

A Londonder made a tsnuami-relief donation using lynx -- a text-based browser used by the blind, Unix-users and others -- on Sun's Solaris operating system. The site-operator decided that this "unusual" event in the system log indicated a hack-attempt, and the police broke down the donor's door and arrested him.

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Read the complete article here.

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