The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier

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IndyPubl., May 1, 2002 - Computers - 292 pages
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Investigates the rising tide of electronic crimes, probing the issues and personalities involved in wire fraud, 800-number abuse, and computer break-ins that threaten national security.

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This well-written history of "cyberspace'' and computer hackers begins with the failure of AT&T's long-distance telephone switching system in January 1990 (the subject of Leonard Lee's The Day the ... Read full review

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Bruce Sterling is a recent winner of the Nebula Award and the author of the nonfiction book "The Hacker Crackdown" as well as novels and short story collections. He co-authored, with William Gibson, the critically acclaimed novel "The Difference Engine." He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and daughter.

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