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Computer underground Digest Sun June 14, 1992 Volume 4 : Issue 26 Editors: Jim Thomas and Gordon Meyer (TK0JUT2@NIU.BITNET) Associate Editor: Etaion Shrdlu, Jr. Newest Authormeister: B. Kehoe Arcmeister: Bob Kusumoto Downundermeister: Dan Carosone CONTENTS, #4.26 (June 14, 1992) File 1--Chsun1 mailserv/ftp NO LONGER AVAILABLE File 2--CFP-II Radio Shows File 3--Another side of privacy File 4--update: Presidental candidates' online forum/debate File 5--Playboy Vs. Event Horizons (BOARDWATCH REPRINT) File 6--FTPing Back Issues of CuD and other Files File 7--PC BBS Raided by FBI (reprint) Back issues of CuD can be found in the Usenet alt.society.cu-digest news group, on CompuServe in DL0 and DL4 of the IBMBBS SIG, DL1 of LAWSIG, and DL0 and DL12 of TELECOM, on Genie in the PF*NPC RT libraries, on the PC-EXEC BBS at (414) 789-4210, and by anonymous ftp from ftp.eff.org (192.88.144.4) and ftp.ee.mu.oz.au European distributor: ComNet in Luxembourg BBS (++352) 466893. 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Digest contributors assume all responsibility for ensuring that articles submitted do not violate copyright protections. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Fri, 12 Jun 92 11:42:54 CST From: Moderators Subject: File 1--Chsun1 mailserv/ftp NO LONGER AVAILABLE Bob Kusumoto, archivist at the U of Chicago site, informs us that they can no longer make back issues of files available. This generally affects bitnet users without ftp access. At this point, because of availability of back issues of CuD from other sources, we do not plan to find a new site. We will re-assess the need in a few months, but our sense is that between ftp and alternative sites, most readers will not be inconvenienced. Bob has been an archivist nearly from CuD's beginning, and provided a shadow site to Brendan's. We (and others) appreciate and thank him for his initiative and hard work and will miss him. ------------------------------ Date: Fri, 12 Jun 1992 18:37:30 EDT From: Paul Hyland Subject: File 2--CFP-II Radio Shows COMPUTER, FREEDOM, PRIVACY CONFERENCE-II on RADIO Public radio listeners across the nation will have "virtual front row seats" at the Second Annual Conference on Computers, Freedom, and Privacy. The sessions were recorded at the March conference by Bruce Koball and digitally edited for broadcast by Gregg McVicar (The Privacy Project). Ten one-hour programs will be available to stations through the public radio satellite system, beginning June 23rd. #1 Bruce Sterling "Speaking for the Unspeakable" #2 Ethics, Morality, and Criminality #3 Logging on to the Networks of the Future #4 Free Speech and the Public Telephone Network #5 Who's in Your Genes? Genetic Data Banking & Privacy #6 Private Collection of Personal Information #7 Privacy and Intellectual Freedom in the Digital Library #8 Computers in the Workplace: Elysium or Panopticon? #9 Who Holds the Keys? Cryptography, Privacy, and Security. #10 Public Policy for the 21st Century. Each station decides independently whether or not to air a program offering and where to place it in its broadcast schedule. Therefore, interested listeners are advised to immediately contact the program director at their public radio station in support of carrying the COMPUTERS, FREEDOM, & PRIVACY series locally. KALW in San Francisco, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KPBS in San Diego, WYEP in Pittsburgh, and WUMB in Boston plan to air the programs this summer and have graciously provided seed funding for the project. For more information, contact Gregg McVicar at Pacific Multimedia (510) 938-2877, or GMcVicar@MCImail.com ------------------------------ Date: Tue, 9 Jun 92 16:07:20 PDT From: jwarren@AUTODESK.COM(Jim Warren) Subject: File 3--Another side of privacy It is difficult to strike a balance between the just desires of individuals for personal privacy, and the just needs of a community to have an informed accounting of the consequences of the actions of its individual members. The problem with privacy is that there are those who intentionally use it to cover their wrong-doing. Further, it shields those who are casually irresponsible from being held accountable. The following exemplifies the adverse side of privacy. It is not from an Evil Corporation, nor a Naive Computer Neophyte, nor from a Person Who Disrespects Privacy. Instead, it's from a mostly-consultant who is an experienced computer pro, and someone who has long-illustrated deep concern for ethical and civil-liberties issues. Aside: This is similar to women who receive obscene or threatening phone calls, but [a] can't get the local cops (or courts) to monitor the line, and [b] are prohibited from having Caller ID to aid their personal defense against anonymous electronic intruders in their homes. Police won't furnish protection (or don't have the resources), and the law suppresses the tools for self-defense against unwanted intrusion. Result: Phone-owners' privacy in their own homes is degraded or forfeited in order to protect the privacy of anonymous, covert callers. jim +++++++++++posted with the author's explicit prior permission+++++++++++++ >From autodesk!uucp Mon Jun 8 09:31:59 1992 Subject-- Freedom To: jwarren@well.sf.ca.us I have a problem with certain privacy concerns (this time I am on the anti-privacy side). I have court judgements against some southern CA slime bags (you want a definition, their BUSINESSES will not identify themselves when you call them, they answer "corporate" and if you ask who you have reached repeatedly, they will hang up on you). I think I have a RIGHT to know where they live and work so I can serve them with legal papers. Remember, they have already LOST the suit, their day in court is over. But without going to court AGAIN for a separate order, I cannot pull their credit records (privacy). BS! This is just a makework thing for attorneys and PIs. You see, I can get the credit report illegally for $30 (instead of $8 if I had a right to it). What a crock! Do you agree? Worse yet, all this privacy BS has given us 3 separate ID numbers. The DMV wants driver's license number and birthdate, the credit guys want SSN. I am all for a law-abiding guy trying to keep his private affairs private, but when you have lost in court, those same laws keep you from having to pay up. BS I say. Do you agree? I am not sure I have an implementation, but I sure would work on one if there were any reason to believe it would do some good. Dave Dave Gomberg GOMBERG@UCSFVM Internet node UCSFVM.UCSF.EDU (415)731-7793 Seven Gateview Court, San Francisco CA 94116-1941 ------------------------------ Date: Fri, 12 Jun 92 15:54:06 PDT From: jwarren@AUTODESK.COM(Jim Warren) Subject: File 4--update: Presidental candidates' online forum/debate 6/12/92 - STATUS REPORT CLINTON organization has reiterated to a number of online addressees that they intend to participate, and are currently getting organized to do so. email: 75300.3115@compuserve.com PEROT organization called to reiterate that they are getting their computer-access system set up. No specific commitment, yet, to an online forum/debate with other candidates. email: none identified BUSH organization has said the "proposal is very interesting and worth serious consideration," but gave no implication of any intent to accept. email: none identified MEDIA INTEREST INCREASING 6/12- John Blackstone of CBS NEWS came up for an on-camera interview, to be part of a Dan Rather Evening News segment on electronic democracy, elec. town hall, etc. No airing date but probably within a week or so. 6/9- Jessica Seigel, a CHICAGO TRIBUNE features writer, called for a lengthy interview; faxed additional info. No publication date, but if you see it, please snailmail* a copy. [jes@well.sf.ca.us] 6/4- Details published in COMMUNICATIONS DAILY, written by Art Brodsky. [arb@well.sf.ca.us] 6/4- Bill Turque of NEWSWEEK called for a lengthy interview; faxed extensive additional information. No information on publication date, but it you see it, please snailmail* a copy. (Hope you send a fax and/or snailmail to the candidates urging them to participate in the proposed online prexy forum. Mob pressure's needed! :-) ------------------------------ Date: 11 Jun 92 03:36:23 EDT From: Lance Rose <72230.2044@COMPUSERVE.COM> Subject: File 5--Playboy Vs. Event Horizons (BOARDWATCH REPRINT) ((Moderators' note: The latest issue (June) of BOARDWATCH MAGAZINE includes the following article describing Playboy's copyright suit against Event Horizon's, a BBS specializing in "adult" files. BOARDWATCH is the best source for BBS-related information. Each issue includes news, special features, and in-depth analysis of topics ranging from technical information to BBS and sofware reviews. Even the ads are fun reading. A year's sub (12 issues) remains a steal at $36. BOARDWATCH address is: 7586 West Jewell Ave, Suite 200, Lakewood, CO, 80232. Jack Rickard, the editor, is on-line at: jrickard@teal.csn.org)) PLAYBOY'S NEW PLAYMATE - EVENT HORIZONS BBS by Lance Rose One of the most common personal uses of modems today is to transfer graphic image files between computers. Sources for images are cheap and plentiful - just pick up any picture book or magazine. Often the hard part is finding someone with a scanner to turn the picture into an uploadable computer file, but there are more and more of those as well. Many of the most profitable small BBS', not to mention CompuServe and other large information services, make a great deal of money from the high volume of image uploads and downloads performed daily across the country. A large part of that volume is taken up by pictures of nude women and sexually oriented materials. It's hard to pinpoint the ultimate social meaning of this activity, but it's a fact that lots of people are spending lots of time and money sending computerized soft and hard pornography through the telephone lines. The cost is often far greater than the price of a newsstand magazine that contains the same picture at far greater resolution. Yet people keep doing it, and some BBS' profit greatly from it. Behind the scenes, fueling the boom, are the source images used to create the digitized files. All too often these sources, whether they depict a beautiful forest, a way cool car or a buxom blonde, are copyrighted illustrations from magazines and books. This is a well-known fact of life to most BBS users. When the practice of scanning copyrighted images is debated online, the issue is usually not whether it's legal (except among the "information wants to be free" types), but who will get nailed by a copyright owner, and when. It happened in March. Playboy Enterprises sued Event Horizons BBS for infringement. Event Horizons is one of the largest BBS' in the country, and well-known as a major center for uploading and downloading graphic images, including pictures of nude women and sexual images. Users are charged for downloading by connect time, so the larger the file and longer it takes to download, the more a user pays for the file. The BBS is said to gross over two million dollars per year, and has served (in the profit-making sense at least) as an ideal and model for others who run their BBS' as a business. Event Horizons makes files available not only online, but also in collections on disks. This is an important case for BBS sysops, especially if the parties fail to settle and it goes to trial. The resulting decision could set some standards for copyright infringement by BBS', and help sysops better determine which files to keep on their boards and which are safest only when dropped in the bit bucket. Playboy's suit actually claims two kinds of infringement: copyright and trademark. On the copyright side, nine pictures of scantily clad or naked women from the pages of Playboy Magazine (sandwiched, as always, in between the Serious Articles) were discovered in Event Horizon's file collection. The ladies pictured in the files include such well-known babes as Linda Evans, Vanna White and Jessica Hahn. Playboy pulls no rabbit punches in illustrating its claim that the Event Horizons files are indeed direct copies. Playboy's legal complaint includes all of the identified pictures from the magazine and the corresponding printouts of Event Horizon's image files (Apparently, those exhibits are meant only for the judge. Playboy's corporate communications department made only the written portion of the complaint available upon my request. Is this corporate image management, or just their way of telling me I have to pay for those pictures like everyone else?). In addition to these pictures, Playboy identifies other files described in Event Horizon's disk catalog as probable infringements, even though Playboy has not seen them, based on descriptions of the files such as "pretty nude Playboy photo" and "Playmate; topless young body." If the descriptions are accurate, that's pretty damning evidence that someone infringed Playboy's copyrights, though of course the actual pictures would have to be produced. The trademark claim by Playboy has two contradictory components. On one hand, Playboy claims that Event Horizon's use of the name "Playboy" with the files will confuse the public into wrongly thinking that Playboy somehow sponsors or authorizes Event Horizon's maintenance of the files. On the other hand, Playboy also says that Event Horizon's use of "EH" will confuse the public into wrongly thinking that Event Horizons, and not Playboy, is the real producer of the pictures contained in the files. Playboy is right that these names create confusion. At this stage, however, Playboy seems to be the one who is a bit confused by it all. Playboy still has a lot of points in its favor, though. For instance, Playboy claims that Event Horizons' own copyright notice was found on some of the files in question. That one might be pretty hard for Event Horizons to explain away. Playboy also states that it sent six warning letters to Event Horizons complaining about infringement, and that Event Horizons did not stop the activities complained of. Again, if this is true, it makes it look like Playboy gave Event Horizons every opportunity to stop the claimed infringing practices, and only brought legal action when the practices continued despite the endless stream of letters. As compensation for it's grief, Playboy is looking for a big payoff. First, it wants a permanent injunction against any further distribution of the files by Event Horizons. Second, it wants to receive all of Event Horizons' profits from the files, measured by the connect time charges paid by users downloading those files. This could be a very big amount if the judge accepts that measure of damages. Third, it wants Event Horizons to pay all of Playboy's legal costs in bringing the legal action - another big number, which Event Horizons will have to pay if Playboy wins. Fourth, it wants the court to impound all files and disks containing the infringing files, and the equipment used to make those files and disks - this could even mean the BBS itself. There are even more damage claims, but there's only so much room in this column. Looks like a pretty grim situation for Event Horizons . . . However, the game is not over. Jim Maxey, Event Horizons' owner, tells a somewhat different story. He says that all of the files in question were not created by him, but by BBS users who uploaded them for credits permitting them to download other files for free. His policy has been to ban all Playboy images he could identify, but he says that some slip through nonetheless. If the file description does not say the file is scanned from Playboy or another copyrighted source, he has little way of knowing where it came from. Maxey confirms that Playboy first contacted him about a year ago. He says that when he first heard from Playboy, he redoubled his efforts to remove any Playboy-related files from his BBS, and sent Playboy letters certifying his removal efforts. However, Playboy never acknowledged receiving his letters; there was "no way to communicate with them." The next thing he knew, Playboy was suing him in federal court. Maxey also claims that Playboy is trying to physically intimidate him. In particular, he says Playboy hired an enormous man, 250-300 pounds, to serve him with the complaint. When the process server came to Event Horizons' office, he allegedly smashed the receptionist against the door, seriously injuring her hip and causing her to miss four weeks of work. He says the man is currently being held by the police. Event Horizons is changing its look and feel now, according to Maxey. "Adult images" form only a small part of the current file transfer activity on his BBS, as its focus shifts to education and entertainment. His current projects include creating collections of animations, and distributing the larger ones on CD-ROMs, including animations with astronomical themes such as a tour of the planets of the solar system. Gee, after hearing Jim's side of the story, it makes you wonder why Playboy is so upset. Someone here is telling less than the whole truth. These stories are too contradictory to both be real. I suspect both sides have polished up their stories just a bit for prime time. Playboy, for instance, is not beyond trying to pull the wool over the judge's eyes. At one point, Playboy claims that "access by Event Horizons to the [Playboy] copyrighted photographs should be presumed in view of the striking similarity between the images contained in the above identified Event Horizons' files and the corresponding [Playboy] copyrighted photographs." In other words, Playboy would have us believe that if you find an image scanned from a magazine on a BBS, we can presume the sysop did the scanning himself. This is obviously not so to anyone who knows about BBS', and the statement reveals either ignorance or attempted deception on Playboy's part. Most image files on BBS' are uploaded by users. It may well be that Playboy's claim that Maxey created the files is true, but that is something that must be proved, not presumed. Most BBS sysops today are not creators of most of the materials on their systems, but distributors. This is a very important distinction in a case like this, because it means that the primary wrongdoer is the user who uploaded the file, not the sysop who merely made it available for download by others. Certain parts of Maxey's story are also questionable. Though he claims that all Playboy images found on his BBS were uploaded by users, there are others who say it is common knowledge that Maxey himself stocks his BBS with his own scans from Playboy and other magazines. We will have to wait for the evidence to come in on this one. It is also pretty hard to go along with Maxey's reasoning on Playboy's failure to acknowledge his letters to them. If Playboy did not respond to his letter, why didn't he pick up the phone and call them? Their number's in the phone book. Of course, the parties may settle this case before it reaches trial. In that event, the main effect of the case would be a warning to other sysops not to become involved in infringing image files, at least when the images are Playboy's. What if the case does go to trial? Maxey's shifting of the blame for infringement to his users raises the possibility he will use the same defense successfully used by CompuServe recently in obtaining dismissal from a libel suit against it. As readers of this magazine may recall, in the case of CompuServe v. Cubby, CompuServe was sued as the distributor of an electronic newsletter that supposedly contained defamatory comments about a competing newsletter. The judge let CompuServe out of the case on the basis that CompuServe did not create the newsletter, but only distributed it. In a landmark ruling for BBS', the judge held that BBS' are protected by the 1st Amendment as distributors of free speech. It is impermissible to make a sysop absolutely responsible for reviewing everything that passes through the system. For Maxey to successfully use this argument to escape the infringement claim, he will need to prove that all of the infringing files were uploaded by users, and that he was not actually aware of any of them before Playboy brought them to his attention. This could be a tough task, especially for the files that supposedly have Event Horizons' own copyright notice attached to them. It could be fun to watch him try, though. Playboy's motives in bringing the suit can certainly be questioned. My guess is that Playboy is getting ready to begin its own online distribution of girlie pictures, and wants to clear out the established competition. Playboy pictures probably form only a small part of all the files on Event Horizons' BBS, but this lawsuit can have a disproportionately large effect on the BBS' overall finances. Playboy is letting the online world know that a Big Boy is entering the scene, so watch out. At this point, Playboy will only be the second major company of its sort in the online world. Penthouse already has its own BBS, and has announced in the business news pages that it sees its future in electronic communications. However it ends up, this suit should serve as a word to the wise for sysops and users of BBS'. The days of the free ride in scanning printed copyrighted materials are coming to an end. The future of image files in BBS'ing will not (and indeed should not) be merely to reproduce mass-distributed print photographs and illustrations, but to serve as a new and different distribution medium. Graphic artists of all kinds who do not have access to print distribution channels should receive increasing distribution on BBS'. New image types, best displayed on computer screens (especially animations) rather than paper, will continue to develop and flourish. By helping bring an end to online infringement of its printed girlie pictures for gentlemen, Playboy is, likely unwittingly, helping to usher in a new and far more interesting online computer graphics regime. ++++ Lance Rose is an attorney practicing high-tech, computer and intellectual property law in the New York City area. He is the author of SYSLAW, a legal guide for BBS sysops, of which a revised edition should appear this fall. He can be reached at elrose@well.sf.ca.us ------------------------------ Date: Fri, 12 Jun 92 11:42:54 CST From: Moderators Subject: File 6--FTPing Back Issues of CuD and other Files We are periodically asked where archives to back issues of CuD and other papers, statutes, university policies, and 'Zines can be obtained, and where various files are located in the directories. The CuD ftp cites are listed in the header of each CuD. In addition, back issues of CuD and most other electronic publications can be found on THE WORKS (617) 861-8976. Current CuD ftp sites are: ftp.eff.org (192.88.144.4) and ftp.ee.mu.oz.au. NOTE: THE UCHSUN1 MAILSERV AND FTP SITE WILL BE TAKEN DOWN IN A FEW DAYS AND WILL NO LONGER BE AVAILABLE. Directories in the ftp.eff.org archives include: total 24 -rw-r--r-- 1 root 12 0 Oct 18 02:22 .notar drwxrwsr-x 4 ckd 10 1024 Jun 9 22:28 EFF drwxrwsr-x 5 mnemonic eff 512 Nov 26 22:05 SJG drwxrwxr-x 13 kadie 21 1536 Jun 10 01:42 academic drwxr-sr-x 2 hshubs 151 512 May 15 20:32 bcs drwxr-xr-x 2 ezf 146 1024 May 27 19:03 cpsr drwxr-xr-x 33 brendan 12 1024 Jun 8 12:25 cud drwxr-xr-x 4 root daemon 1024 Aug 17 18:08 internet-info drwxrwsr-x 2 hrose 14 1024 May 26 21:12 irc drwxr-xr-x 8 rita 148 512 May 18 20:43 journals drwxrwsr-x 3 ckd 12 512 Apr 22 21:28 mac drwxr-sr-x 2 1 daemon 512 May 8 20:29 pub-infra The follow subdirectories are in the /pub/cud directory: cud: total 104 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3585 Jun 8 21:23 Added -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10131 Jun 8 21:23 Index drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:08 alcor drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:08 ane drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 1024 May 18 14:08 ati drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:08 bootlegger drwxr-xr-x 3 brendan 149 512 Apr 25 22:55 ccc drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 3584 Jun 8 21:23 cdc drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 Apr 25 22:55 cdugd drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 chalisti drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 cpi drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 2560 Jun 7 22:16 cud drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 24 18:35 dfp drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 Apr 25 22:55 fbi drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 inform drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 1024 Apr 25 22:55 law drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 lod drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 misc drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 narc drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 Apr 25 22:55 networks drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 Apr 25 22:55 nfx drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 1536 May 18 14:09 nia drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 nsa drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 1536 Jun 8 12:36 papers drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 Jun 7 21:18 phantasy drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 1024 May 19 13:00 phrack drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 phun drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 pirate drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 ppp drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 1024 Apr 25 22:55 schools drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 synd drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 tap drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 May 18 14:09 wview THE CONTENTS OF INDIVIDUAL DIRECTORIES: cud/alcor: Information related to the Alcor suit: total 246 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2506 Jan 10 17:05 alcor-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10036 Jan 10 17:06 alcor-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 21192 Jan 10 17:06 alcor-3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 13439 Jan 10 17:06 alcor-4 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7727 Jan 10 17:06 alcor-5 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4381 Jan 10 17:06 alcor-6 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 14366 Jan 10 17:06 alcor-7 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 37303 Jan 10 17:07 alcor-8 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10212 Jan 10 17:07 alcor-9 cud/ane: ("Anarchist" journal) total 530 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 22545 Aug 18 1990 ane-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4577 Aug 18 1990 ane-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5766 Aug 18 1990 ane-3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5276 Aug 18 1990 ane-4 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 6850 Aug 18 1990 ane-5 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10070 Aug 18 1990 ane-6 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 201033 Aug 18 1990 ane-7 cud/ati: total 1900 -r--r--r-- ATI-Activist Times, Inc. ati-1 through ati-59 (issue #9 is permanently lost) cud/bootlegger: total 880 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 326412 Nov 9 1990 bootlegger-6 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 101274 Nov 9 1990 bootlegger-7 cud/ccc: Chaos Computer Club info total 394 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5491 Aug 1 1991 LIES_MICH -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 41360 Aug 1 1991 VMS_bug.doc -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 29497 Aug 1 1991 bbs.ch -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 17904 Aug 1 1991 bbs.hh drwxr-xr-x 2 brendan 149 512 Mar 27 22:32 congress -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 9862 Aug 1 1991 eunet_for_the_people.txt -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 35391 Aug 1 1991 hacker.txt -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 21269 Aug 1 1991 polizeigesetz.hh -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 13081 Aug 1 1991 satzung.txt -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 9411 Aug 1 1991 sitzungs_protokoll.1990 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 12661 Aug 1 1991 uucp_de.sites cud/ccc/congress: total 928 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 103307 Aug 1 1991 congress.berichte.89 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 106563 Aug 1 1991 congress.berichte.90 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 227883 Aug 1 1991 psycho.doc cud/cdc: total 4468 Cult of the Dead Cow: Beginning with cdc-1 through cdc-199 cud/cdugd: Computer-downunder-digest (Australian p/h news) total 152 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3197 Apr 7 20:16 cdugd-1.01 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 16888 Apr 7 20:16 cdugd-1.02 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 56293 Apr 7 20:16 cdugd-1.03 cud/chalisti: total 3976 Chalisti: German "hacker" journal chalisti-1 through chalisti-17 cud/cpi: total 230 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 19877 Jul 2 1991 cpi-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 97268 Jul 2 1991 cpi-2 cud/cud: Computer underground Digest total 9424 CuDs, complete, beginning with cud1.00 through cud4.25 In addition: -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 1110 Aug 3 1990 niedorf.flash -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 16964 Nov 15 1990 vol1_index -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7905 Mar 7 1991 vol2_index -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 19848 Mar 8 17:42 vol3_index cud/dfp: Digital Free Press total 338 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 22914 Jan 10 17:02 dfp-1.1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 51910 Mar 8 17:55 dfp-1.2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 50199 Apr 26 20:09 dfp-1.3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 46027 May 24 18:35 dfp-1.4 cud/fbi: total 348 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 54284 Aug 1 1991 fbi-1.1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 111127 Sep 3 02:58 fbi-1.2 cud/inform: total 1024 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 186042 Oct 16 17:13 inform-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 176859 Jan 10 17:13 inform-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 130779 Apr 24 18:04 inform-3 cud/law: State/federal computer statutes total 1786 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 9384 Feb 26 1991 alabama -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10489 Feb 26 1991 alaska -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 19545 Dec 31 1990 arizona -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 227500 May 7 1991 bill.s.618 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 67417 Nov 29 1990 california -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3832 Feb 26 1991 canada -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3185 Aug 1 1991 canada-addendum -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3795 Feb 26 1991 colorado -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 16530 Feb 26 1991 connecticut -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 14607 Feb 26 1991 delaware -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10035 Dec 4 1990 florida -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 11535 Jul 14 1991 georgia -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7766 Feb 26 1991 georgia-old -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5341 Feb 16 23:24 ghana -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 29160 Dec 18 1990 great.britain -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 9115 Feb 26 1991 hawaii -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 52233 Dec 8 21:11 hr3515 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8142 Feb 26 1991 idaho -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 20850 Nov 27 1990 illinois -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 38167 Nov 1 14:30 improve -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2378 Feb 26 1991 indiana -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10398 Feb 26 1991 iowa -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5144 Dec 13 1990 maryland -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 12979 Feb 26 1991 minnesota -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2115 Feb 26 1991 minnesota.info -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10304 Nov 1 13:44 monitoring -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10324 Feb 26 1991 new.jersey -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 16498 May 18 1991 new.mexico -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 1479 Dec 31 1990 new.york -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5479 May 18 1991 north.carolina -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4515 May 8 1991 oregon -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 18918 Aug 1 1991 scourt-bios -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 11999 Feb 26 1991 texas -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 128606 May 8 1991 us.e-privacy -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 16360 Dec 13 1990 uscode.s.1030 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 12002 Dec 31 1990 vermont -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 12964 Feb 26 1991 virginia -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5767 May 10 1991 washington -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8498 Feb 26 1991 west.virginia -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5906 Apr 6 1991 wisconsin cud/lod: total 1650 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 27 May 13 03:41 Missing -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 213571 Aug 12 1990 lod-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 148592 Aug 12 1990 lod-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 167909 Aug 12 1990 lod-3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 256202 Aug 12 1990 lod-4 cud/misc: total 1632 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 13690 Jun 7 1991 WATCH10A.EXE -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7936 Mar 8 19:40 anarch.man -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 14534 Mar 8 19:40 basic1.net -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 43817 Mar 8 17:41 cdc-100 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 9473 May 29 1991 china-2.3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5693 Dec 8 1989 codehack -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 6075 Mar 8 19:34 cyberspace-1.1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10447 Dec 8 1989 defense -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 86416 Mar 9 13:52 elektrix-1 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 78482 Mar 9 13:52 globe-1.1 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 32484 Mar 9 13:52 globe-1.2 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 63856 Mar 9 13:52 globe-1.3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 69686 Aug 3 1990 hnet-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 79559 May 29 1991 hun-1.2 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 32102 Mar 9 13:54 kcah-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 17440 Jun 18 1991 kcah-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10237 Jan 1 1980 phreak1.bok -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 121252 May 29 1991 ppa-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5036 Aug 9 1991 rrg-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 65643 Mar 8 19:55 tph-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 41453 Jun 7 1991 watch10a.uu cud/narc: total 122 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5210 Aug 3 1990 narc-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3350 May 29 1991 narc-10 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5327 Aug 3 1990 narc-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7871 Aug 3 1990 narc-3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7327 Aug 3 1990 narc-4 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4831 Aug 3 1990 narc-5 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4406 Aug 3 1990 narc-6 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8283 Aug 3 1990 narc-7 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3716 May 29 1991 narc-8 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5555 May 29 1991 narc-9 cud/networks: total 266 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 1216 Mar 8 18:09 Index -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3833 Mar 11 1991 ansnet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2171 Mar 11 1991 cerfnet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 9572 Mar 11 1991 compuserve -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8577 Mar 11 1991 concert -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3881 Mar 11 1991 cren -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 21201 Mar 11 1991 email -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10296 Mar 11 1991 farnet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2296 Mar 11 1991 fricc -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 540 Mar 11 1991 los-nettos -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 31098 Mar 11 1991 mrnet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2375 Mar 11 1991 nearnet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2607 Mar 11 1991 northwestnet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2790 Mar 11 1991 nsfnet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5800 Mar 11 1991 onet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4504 Jun 18 1991 prepnet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5341 Mar 11 1991 uninet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7939 Mar 11 1991 ut.software cud/nfx: total 166 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 16024 Aug 9 1991 nfx-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 41918 Aug 9 1991 nfx-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 26341 Aug 24 03:40 nfx-3 cud/nia: (nia-1 through nia-73) total 6510 cud/nsa: total 394 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 35692 Jul 2 1991 nsa-1.1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 33176 Jul 2 1991 nsa-1.2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 48678 Jul 2 1991 nsa-1.3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 82665 Aug 24 03:45 nsa-1.4 cud/papers: total 7004 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 0 Apr 25 22:55 .notar -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 87213 Jul 26 1990 baudy.world -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 57407 Dec 1 02:23 bbs.and.the.law -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 103794 Dec 2 02:51 bbs.defamation -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 6030 Dec 1 1990 biblio -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 63205 Jul 26 1990 candp -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 63050 Feb 26 1991 civil.disobedience -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 31426 Mar 13 1991 closing.the.net -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 12431 Jun 16 1991 company-email -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 98842 Jul 14 1991 computer.crime -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 47714 May 14 1991 const.in.cyberspace -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 27717 Nov 9 1990 cp.2600 -rw-r--r-- 2 mnemonic 104 63838 Feb 23 1991 crime.puzzle -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 21027 Jun 23 1991 cyberspace -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 58773 Jul 26 1990 denning -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 74868 Feb 26 1991 dennis.hayes -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10286 Dec 2 02:51 ecpa.layman -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 11517 Oct 29 1990 edwards_letter -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 536453 Nov 1 13:43 electropolis.ps -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 115151 Nov 1 13:43 electropolis.txt -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 19636 Nov 9 1990 email_privacy -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5192 Dec 31 1990 fbi.systems -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 42545 Jun 8 12:32 future -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 253367 Aug 9 1991 fyi-8 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 53191 Aug 9 1991 gao-report -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 17441 Jun 13 1991 intro -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 190622 Jul 2 1991 len.rose -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7584 Apr 6 1991 len.rose.news -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 20106 Dec 3 11:03 lod_ss -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 46888 Dec 8 21:11 memetics -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 150214 Jul 26 1990 meyer -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 66115 May 31 17:26 mindvox -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 31927 May 10 1991 morris.appeal -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 42000 Aug 9 1991 neidorf-script -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 20191 Nov 9 1990 netproposition -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 21364 Jun 8 12:34 nightline-wire -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 498787 Aug 30 1990 phreak.man -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 45299 Oct 23 13:11 privacy -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 55329 May 29 1991 riggs.brief -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 55329 Mar 8 18:20 riggs_comment -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8181 Sep 3 02:58 rights.of.expr -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 73736 Dec 8 21:12 ripco-warrant -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 27063 Oct 23 13:13 rivera -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 71262 Oct 15 18:41 sj-resp -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 102570 Nov 15 1990 sundevil -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 21329 Dec 23 05:08 sysops -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 12513 Mar 11 1991 theft.of.software cud/phantasy: total 604 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 24971 Oct 30 1990 phantasy-1.1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 27050 Nov 30 1990 phantasy-1.2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 25251 Dec 17 1990 phantasy-1.3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 37567 Feb 26 1991 phantasy-2.4 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 29898 Jan 10 17:00 phantasy-2.5 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 53818 Mar 8 18:21 phantasy-3.6 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 55005 Mar 8 18:21 phantasy-3.7 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 52131 Jun 7 21:18 phantasy-3.8 cud/phrack: phrack-1 through phrack-38 total 14116 cud/phun: total 1712 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 81603 Aug 12 1990 phun-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 151367 Aug 12 1990 phun-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 241514 Aug 12 1990 phun-3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 207097 Aug 12 1990 phun-4 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 140588 Nov 9 1990 phun-5 cud/pirate : total 1514 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 94932 Jul 26 1990 pirate-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 205948 Jul 26 1990 pirate-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 136370 Jul 26 1990 pirate-3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 171304 Jul 26 1990 pirate-4 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 115472 Jul 26 1990 pirate-5 cud/ppp: total 60 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8449 May 29 1991 ppp-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 21077 May 29 1991 ppp-2 cud/schools: University computer policies total 462 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3329 Nov 16 05:39 Index -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 15060 Feb 26 1991 acadia -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4530 Feb 26 1991 baylor -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2474 Feb 26 1991 bitnet -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4891 Feb 26 1991 bostonu -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8632 Feb 26 1991 colgateu -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4963 Feb 26 1991 columbiau -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4463 Feb 26 1991 danwebster -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7962 Feb 26 1991 jmadisonu -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 6483 Feb 26 1991 kansas.state -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 12699 Feb 26 1991 michstu -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4236 Feb 26 1991 newcastleu -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8138 Feb 26 1991 newmexstu -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 1394 May 29 1991 ocf.bylaws -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 14491 May 29 1991 ocf.constitution -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 11185 May 14 1991 pucc -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10026 Feb 26 1991 purdue -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5878 Feb 26 1991 riacs -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4715 Feb 26 1991 rose.hulman.cs -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 31308 Nov 16 05:33 udel.guidelines_draft -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3612 Nov 16 05:34 udel.policy_draft -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5311 Apr 6 1991 umich-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7906 Feb 26 1991 umich-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 1714 Feb 26 1991 uofidaho -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 7298 Feb 26 1991 uofmissouric -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2509 Feb 26 1991 uofmissourikc -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 4080 Feb 26 1991 uofmissourirolla -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8165 Feb 26 1991 uofnewmexico -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 2697 Feb 26 1991 uofpitt -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 3425 Feb 26 1991 uofwales -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8624 Feb 26 1991 washu.engr cud/synd: total 780 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 6680 Dec 21 1990 synd-1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 11371 Dec 21 1990 synd-10 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 10383 Dec 21 1990 synd-11 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 11274 Dec 21 1990 synd-12 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8245 Dec 21 1990 synd-13a -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 14850 Dec 21 1990 synd-13b -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 17365 Dec 21 1990 synd-14 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 15540 Dec 21 1990 synd-15a -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 13036 Dec 21 1990 synd-15b -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 15181 Dec 21 1990 synd-16a -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 14446 Feb 26 1991 synd-17 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 6229 Dec 21 1990 synd-2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 20068 Dec 21 1990 synd-20a -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 18740 Dec 21 1990 synd-20b -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 47975 Mar 9 13:52 synd-21 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 37628 Mar 9 13:53 synd-23 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 49182 Mar 9 13:53 synd-25 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 5458 Dec 21 1990 synd-3 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8166 Dec 21 1990 synd-4 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 8584 Dec 21 1990 synd-5 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 11428 Dec 21 1990 synd-6 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 9445 Dec 21 1990 synd-7 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 11365 Dec 21 1990 synd-8 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 11970 Dec 21 1990 synd-9 cud/tap: total 496 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 239001 Mar 9 1991 tap-1 cud/wview: total 700 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 32812 Jan 10 17:03 worldview-1.10 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 30380 Jul 5 1991 worldview-1.5 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 40310 Sep 7 20:27 worldview-1.6 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 26539 Sep 21 22:45 worldview-1.7 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 46112 Nov 10 17:37 worldview-1.9 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 48680 Mar 8 17:51 worldview-2.1 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 48568 Mar 12 03:06 worldview-2.2 -r--r--r-- 1 brendan 149 38305 Apr 9 18:03 worldview-2.3 -rw-r--r-- 1 brendan 149 41419 May 18 13:46 worldview-2.4 ------------------------------ Date: Sun, 14 Jun 92 09:18:27 CST From: MackL Subject: File 7--PC BBS Raided by FBI (reprint) "PC Bulletin Board Hit by FBI Raid" By Josh Hyatt (Boston Globe) From: (Chicago Tribune, June 14. Sect 7, p 3) BOSTON--In one of the first reported crackdowns of its kind, six FBI agents raided a computer bulletin board based in a Millbury, Mass., home last week. Authorities said the bulletin board's operator had been illegally distributing copyrighted software. Executing a criminal search warrant, the agents seized several computers, six modems and a program called PC Board, which was used to run the bulletin board. Authorities also seized documents that listed users of the service. No arrests were made, according to the Software Publisher's Association, a trade group that brought the case to the FBI's attention. The association estimates that, as of March, the bulletin board had distributed $675,000 worth of copyrighted software; software pirates, it says, annually steal as much as $12 billion this way. The FBI will not comment on the case except to confirm that a raid had taken place and that the investigation is continuing. The alleged operator of the bulletin board, Richard Kenadek, could not be reached for comment. Around the same time as the raid, the software association filed a civil lawsuit against Kenadek, charging him with violating copyright laws. Ilene Rosenthal, the group's director of litigation, said that "the man had incriminated himself" through various computerized messages. "There's plenty of evidence to show that he was very aware of everything on his bulletin board," she said. Bulletin boards let personal computer users access a host computer via modems. Typically, participants exchange information regarding everything from computer programs to tropical fish. They may also, for example, obtain upgrades of computer programs. The association said its own four-month investigation revealed that this bulletin board, called Davy Jones Locker, contained copies of more than 200 copyrighted programs. Rosenthal said users also were encouraged to contribute copyrighted software programs for others to download or copy. According to Rosenthal, subscribers paid a fee, $49 for three months or $99 for one year. She said Davy Jones Locker had nearly 400 paying subscribers in 36 states and 11 foreign countries. ------------------------------ End of Computer Underground Digest #4.26 ************************************

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