The Hacker Crackdown by Bruce Sterling here in HTML ((((FREE)))) Cyberpunks and taggers take note: The term "hacker" has had an unfortunate history....The term can signify the free-wheeling intellectual exploration of the highest and deepest potential of computer systems. Hacking can describe the determination to make access to computers and information as free and open as possible.
i have to bookmark n read later... i gotta finish best of 2600
teh revolution already happened
we're late to the game and so are T.H.E.Y.
a good read.
The classic essay on electronic phreaking, cracking and hacking.
From the page: "Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier"
Excellent overview of hacker history
this is a great idea and a great piece of writing by one of the world's most prolific sci-fi writers. anybody who is on the internet or involved in internet or hacking culture needs to read this book.
Even if you don't like the book, it's still a classic. Brings back lots of memories.
as an earlier link, but on an easier to read background....