(off-topic) Re: Current definition of a hack

From: Travis Low (tlowat_private)
Date: Tue May 19 1998 - 06:05:16 PDT

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    At 06:00 PM 5/18/98 +1000, Christopher Nicholls wrote:
    >Now it seems that a hacker is a bad type who "cracks" computer systems
    >security (or lack thereof) and breaks into systems in order to steal,
    >damage or destroy computer data. Really they should be crackers not
    In the US, "cracker" is a derogatory term for "white person".  I prefer the
    media-corrupted term: "hacker".
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