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Re: Hackability

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2009 06:43:47 -0400

On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 04:05, Alf
Christophersen<alf.christophersen_at_medisin.uio.no> wrote:
> The problem you mention arise because journalists do not understand the
> difference of the skill of the technique of cracing a site or database,
> that
> is hacking, in other words skill of programming, and the intention of
> doing cracking.
>
> Since they don't understand the difference of ability to make a computer
> program, and having the intention to crack, they declare hacking, that
> is programming a computer, as identical to cracking.
>
> Let's start a campaign of explaining to journalists the difference and
> get back the real meaning of the word :-)

The battle was lost years ago. Don't waste your energy. Sorry.

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