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Bruce Sterling

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                              THE HACKER CRACKDOWN
                   Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier
                                by Bruce Sterling


Chronology of the Hacker Crackdown

A Brief History of Telephony / Bell's Golden Vaporware / Universal Service/
Wild Boys and Wire Women / The Electronic Communities / The Ungentle
Giant / The Breakup / In Defense of the System / The Crash PostMortem /
Landslides in Cyberspace

Steal This Phone / Phreaking and Hacking / The View From Under the
Floorboards / Boards: Core of the Underground / Phile Phun / The Rake's
the Legion / Terminus / Phile 9-1-1 / War Games / Real Cyberpunk

Crooked Boards / The World's Biggest Hacker Bust / Teach Them a Lesson /
The U.S. Secret Service / The Secret Service Battles the Boodlers / A Walk
Downtown / FCIC: The Cutting-Edge Mess / Cyberspace Rangers / FLETC:
Training the Hacker-Trackers

NuPrometheus + FBI = Grateful Dead / Whole Earth + Computer Revolution =
WELL / Phiber RunsUnderground and Acid Spikes the Well / The Trial o
Knight Lightning / Shadowhawk Plummets to Earth / Kyrie in the
Confessional / $79,499 / A Scholar Investigates / Computers, Freedom, and

Electronic Afterword to *The Hacker Crackdown,* New Years' Day 1994