Just a wild guess here.
>From what I've seen hackers (programmers in general?) tend to be
Are these individualistic hackers just a tiny bit upset with the fascists trying to regulate the internet?
Who are the fascists (delegating/hiring/appointing/drafting) to fix the Y2k problem? Those same individualist hackers by any chance? The fox guarding the hen house perhaps?
I wouldn't be suprised to learn that there are MORE Y2K "bugs" now than the original two digit date field problem. More sophisticated bugs..viruses, worms,.....
It should prove interesting.