Fw: Mitnick Muzzled (Hacker Hamstrung?)

From: Gina Miller (nanogirl@halcyon.com)
Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 16:09:33 MDT

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From: "Dave Farber" <farber@cis.upenn.edu>
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Subject: IP: Mitnick Muzzled (Hacker Hamstrung?)

> >Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 14:31:11 -0700 (PDT)
> >From: "Kevin L. Poulsen" <klp@securityfocus.com>
> >
> >http://www.securityfocus.com/news/23
> >
> >Kevin Mitnick has been yanked off the lecture circuit and ordered by the
> >U.S. Probation Office to halt his professional writing efforts, a move
> >that left a recent Salt Lake City computer conference without its star
> >speaker, and magazine publisher Steven Brill short one media critic for
> >his upcoming web offering.
> >
> >"In regards to the numerous requests you have received concerning writing
> >and critiquing articles and speaking at conferences, we find it necessary
> >to deny your participation and recommend that you pursue employment in a
> >non-related field," reads an April 12th letter to Mitnick from the
> >Ventura, California U.S. Probation Office that supervises him.
> >
> >"Right now, I've retained council to go ahead and try to get this
> >clarified," Mitnick said Monday. "I'm surprised, because all I was trying
> >to do through my writing and speaking was to tell people how information
> >security is important."
> >

Gina "Nanogirl" Miller
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