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Re: blocking Google Desktop
From: "J.A. Terranson" <measl () mfn org>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 22:38:41 -0600 (CST)

On Sat, 11 Feb 2006, Jason Coombs wrote:

Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 21:49:35 +1300
From: Jason Coombs <jasonc () science org>
To: J.A. Terranson <measl () mfn org>
Cc: Full-Disclosure <full-disclosure () lists grok org uk>
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] blocking Google Desktop

J.A. Terranson wrote:
Invite the idiot in the
white house, I hear he's feeling unloved today :-)

Do you mean: "invite the idiot" in the white house ?

Or do you mean: invite the "idiot in the white house" ?

My favorite stupid hacker trick "in the white house": getting POTUS to
call you by your hacker handle. (be sure to call him POTUS in return)

The rest is more recent history. An invitation to join President
Clinton's Internet security advisory panel was the cherry on top of the
whipped cream. And the coolest thing of all was that they did it on
their own terms. For a hacker to be addressed by the President of the
Untied States by his handle and not given name is the ultimate form of


Old, *old* news man...


J.A. Terranson
sysadmin () mfn org

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limits possible. Wherever standing armies are kept up, and the right of
the people to keep and bear arms is, under any colour or pretext
whatsoever, prohibited, liberty, if not already annihilated, is on the
brink of destruction.'

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