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Your Digital Buddy Pirate
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jul 19, 2002
On the subject of Digital Buddies (see below) here's a website where your online digital buddy can be a member of an LA street gang. His name is Pirate. Ask him whatever you want. You even get to see him type his reply.
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Digital Buddies
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jul 19, 2002
Digital Buddies are fake friends who will sell you products online. They chat and make jokes, but they're just computer programs. From the LA Times (requires reg.).
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Hacking is most often an inside job
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jul 17, 2002
Interesting article in the Daily Telegraph about computer hacking (requires registration), following last week's hacker conference in NYC. Quotes an expert who suggests that the majority of hacking directed against companies actually stems from insiders within the companies themselves.
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USA Today Hacked
Posted by The Curator on Sun Jul 14, 2002
Hackers broke into USA Today's web site and replaced the real news with fake stories. One of the hoax stories was that the Vatican had declared the Bible to be an April Fool's joke.
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