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College Police Target Linux User; Bloggers Up in Arms

April 20, 2009

We've all heard arguments about whether the command line is a powerful and elegant tool or an unnecessary pain, but does using a no-pretty-colors interface constitute suspicious behavior?...

It all apparently began when an email was sent to a Boston College mailing list alleging that a particular student was gay, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). "Police say they know who sent the email and that the sender committed the crimes of 'obtaining computer services by fraud or misrepresentation' and obtaining 'unauthorized access to a computer system,'" the EFF explained.

Monday, April 20, 2009
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