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January 27, 2005


This just in from Boing Boing. Like lynx users don't have it bad enough already!

A Londonder made a tsnuami-relief donation using lynx -- a text-based browser used by the blind, Unix-users and others -- on Sun's Solaris operating system. The site-operator decided that this "unusual" event in the system log indicated a hack-attempt, and the police broke down the donor's door and arrested him.

Posted by ljh at January 27, 2005 4:38 PM


Jesus - who pays that close attention to their logs! Can you say paranoid?

Posted by: JP at January 27, 2005 5:01 PM

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