Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Slashdot Deals: Prep for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Save 95% on the CompTIA IT Certification Bundle ×

Submission + - Call Yourself A Hacker, Lose Your 4th Amendment Rights->

An anonymous reader writes: As described on the DigitalBond blog, a security researcher was subjected to a court ordered search in which a lack of pre-notification was premised on his self description as a "hacker". From the court order, "The tipping point for the Court comes from evidence that the defendants – in their own words – are hackers. By labeling themselves this way, they have essentially announced that they have the necessary computer skills and intent to simultaneously release the code publicly and conceal their role in that act. "
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Call Yourself A Hacker, Lose Your 4th Amendment Rights

Comments Filter:

365 Days of drinking Lo-Cal beer. = 1 Lite-year

Working...