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RE: Blaster author identified, about to be arrested...
From: "Luke Starrett" <lstarrett () nc rr com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 14:17:19 -0700


Or possibly a scare tactic so the real offender will relax.

Luke

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog () merit edu [mailto:owner-nanog () merit edu] On Behalf Of
Roland Perry
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 1:52 PM
To: nanog () merit edu
Subject: Re: Blaster author identified, about to be arrested...



In article <6.0.0.10.0.20030829085908.04fcb150 () 127 0 0 1>, JC Dill
<nanog () vo cnchost com> writes
The FBI has identified a teenager as the author of a damaging 
virus-like
infection unleashed on the Internet and plans to arrest him early
Friday, a U.S. 
official confirmed Thursday.

It always worries me when law enforcement send out a press statement
that they are going to arrest a particular individual "in the future".
Where is he "now" and why won't he remove himself to "somewhere a long
way away", overnight? Obviously, there is something more complex
happening here.
-- 
Roland Perry


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