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US to yank Kevin Mitnick's radio license

In a five-page order released Friday, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) claims that 38-year old convicted hacker Kevin Mitnick is not morally fit to be a ham radio operator. "Mr. Mitnick's criminal background raises a substantial and material question of fact as to whether he possesses the requisite character …
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DoJ regulating digital cams to fight child porn

Washington, 1 April 2001-- The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly hoping to thwart the burgeoning Internet kiddie-porn industry by regulating digital cameras, the tool of choice for child pornographers. A bill to be introduced next month says that digital cameras sold after April 1, 2001 must recognize and prohibit "child …
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Carnivore and Net censorship will save the children

This is the second in a series of stories examining firsthand how pedophiles use the Internet. There is perhaps no group more universally despised than pedophiles, and with good reason, we'll add freely. No sensible person would dispute that children are by nature defenseless relative to adults, both physically and mentally, …
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Interview with a Net pedophile

This is the first in a series of stories examining firsthand how pedophiles use the Internet. So much noise has been made about the dangers to children from on-line sexual predators that The Register felt it necessary to go underground, as it were, and see for ourselves what's going on. We therefore hung out in IRC for several …