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Kid hacks school comp on teacher's dare

Fifteen-year-old Washington State high school student Aaron Lutes defeated filtering/security software on a school computer system after his teacher dared the class to try it.
Thomas C Greene, 01 Jan 2001

Flame of the Year: the craziest of the crazy

That's right folks: what you've all been waiting for - a flame showdown. One of the greatest aspects of the Internet is that anyone, anywhere in the world can look at a Web site at anytime (as long as they have a connection). However, if you actually post something on the Net, you'll soon realise there is a flipside to this. Nutters.
Kieren McCarthy, 01 Jan 2001